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Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

22645 Garrod Road

Saratoga, CA  95070



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22645 Garrod Rd
Saratoga, CA, 95070

(408) 867-7116

Enjoy wines where the grapes are grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga and overlooking San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley.


Summer-ripe Salad

Bill Cooper

Serves 4

  • 1/4 c. canola oil

  • 2 T. white wine vinegar

  • 2 T. honey

  • 1/4 t. onion powder

  • 1/4 t. garlic salt

  • 1/2 t. poppy seeds

  • 3 large peaches

  • 2 c. diced cooked chicken

  • 1/2 c. diced red onion

  • 6 c. salad greens

  • 1/2 c. chopped walnuts

In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, honey, onion powder, garlic salt, and poppy seeds. Add fresh ground pepper to taste. In the same bowl, cut up 2 peaches into bite-size pieces. Add chicken and onion. Toss to coat. Cover and chill up to 2 hours. At serving time, arrange salad greens on plates. Top with chicken mixture and walnuts. Slice the remaining peach as garnish. (You can double the dressing and pass on the side.)

Serve with Cooper-Garrod Chardonnay