In blender combine hard cooked eggs, lemon juice and vinegar. Blend on high speed until smooth, about 30 seconds. With blender running on low speed, add oil in slow steady stream. Add one-half of berries to blender and blend until thick and smooth; strain.

Arrange one peach half and 3/4 cup cottage cheese on each of 6 salad plates. Spoon 3 tablespoons dressing over or around. Arrange remaining berries on the side and sprinkle raisins on top. Garnish with watercress.



  • 2 hard cooked eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 11/2 Teaspoons wine vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Pint fresh or frozen strawberries, divided



  • 3 fresh large ripe peaches
  • 41/2 Cups cottage cheese
  • 3/4 Cup California golden raisins
  • Sprigs of watercress; for garnish

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 410 (Calories from Fat 47%); Total Fat 22 ( Saturated Fat 3; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 80; Sodium 710; Potassium 499; Total Carbohydrate 30; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 25; Protein 24; Calcium 132; Iron 1;

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- by James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.