What’s in Season? Summer Fruit and Salads

Abundant summer fruit and luscious salads make summer entertaining not only easy but delicious too!

With so many amazing fruit in season, it’s hard not to let your creative flair shine through in luscious salads and decadent fruity desserts.

Whether it’s for a weekend BBQ or a casual family dinner, summer fruit and salads are a match made in heaven.

This decadent, yet healthy, Grilled Nectarine and Apricot Salad from 5+ A Day is bound to go down a treat for your next mid-week meal or family summer BBQ.

Grilled Nectarine and Apricot Salad

Serves: 8 as a side    |     Preparation: 10 minutes     |     Cooking: 5 to 10 minutes

  • 4 nectarines, halved and stones removed
  • 4 apricots, halved and stones removed
  • Handful fresh mint
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 8 slices prosciutto
  • 3 handfuls of salad greens (we used baby spinach and rocket)
  • Olive oil


1. Grill fruit cut side down on the BBQ or a griddle pan for 5 minutes or until they have softened and have charred lines.

2. On a serving platter place salad greens, then prosciutto slices (we bunched these up), grilled fruit and top with pumpkin seeds and mint leaves.

3. Squeeze over lemon.

4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipes courtesy of 5+ A Day. Search @5adaynz on social media and like them for fresh inspiration & recipes.