Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Cook for Gwyneth Paltrow: See Their Stunning Dish

07/27/2015 at 01:15 PM ET

Gwyneth Paltrow Cameron Diaz Benji Madden
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Preparing a meal that will impress Gwyneth Paltrow is no small feat.

On Sunday, the Goop mogul and vocal food lover showed off a gorgeous plate of food on her Instagram — but this time, the cooking credit went to some different chefs: Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden.

The dish looks like a plate full of summer: a vibrant salad with the “freshest sweetest peaches and burrata,” writes Paltrow. Other elements of the plate include fresh basil leaves, a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and chopped nuts for crunch. (Peanuts? Cashews? Blanched almonds? We have to know!)

“Thank heaven for @camerondiaz and @benjaminmadden,” she concluded her post.

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Diaz flex her culinary muscle. Last year, she and her Charlie’s Angels co-star Drew Barrymore and pal Reese Witherspoon — who recently launched her own lifestyle site, Draper James  got together for a pasta-making class at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California.

It certainly seems like the lesson paid off: We’re now adding “dinner at Cameron and Benji’s” on our fantasy culinary to-do list.

While we’re waiting on that invite, though, here’s our take on the dish. With just 6 ingredients and no cooking necessary, this is perfect for lazy summer days.

Summer Peach & Burrata Salad
Makes 4

4 peaches, pitted and sliced into wedges
8 oz. burrata or fresh mozzarella, torn into pieces
¼ cup small or torn basil leaves
¼ cup chopped toasted almonds
Balsamic glaze* or vinegar, for drizzling
Extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling

On a large platter, arrange peaches and burrata. Top with basil and almonds; drizzle with balsamic and olive oil.

*NOTE: If you don’t have or can’t find balsamic glaze, simply cook balsamic vinegar in a small pot over medium heat until reduced by about half.

—Shay Spence, @chezspence

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cynic1018 on

shame she didn’t choke on it!

Sandy on

That looks like the grossest salad ever. I can’t see peaches going with mozzarella cheese. Barf!

finkle on

well that is not hard to make what? did they sober up long enough to throw that together? If they are so healthy why can’t they make a baby? …oh wait ..

Mary on

oh too bad that diaz is too old to make a baby

Dean on

good thing Benji got another old lady to take care of …he must be making loads…put a bag over her head ..

Kate on

I always thought Diaz was a man? …

SandyFeet on

Where has our humanity gone to. The comments here are so evil is beyond sickening. Sorry Cameron , Benji and Gwyneth for the madness.

Tara on

Oh don’ t feel too bad for the illuminati gang they are probably off telling folks they discovered the moon and will land there soon. Rocket fuel ? No need they are beer geared gassed up beleive they know IT all beverly hills trolls . Please retire you sun dried rasins

Shelly on

Diaz finally found some no body loser to marry her stretched out flappy vag ? How humluating to drag that dirty looking drug pusher looking nobody around? She has hit rock bottom desperate

Derrick on

Diaz cant have a baby? No surprise look how many men she has had ?

Dina on

What happened to Diaz face? Its sunken in like an old lady who used her mouth too much ? Her body looks 60 ? Too late to start eating healthy now ?

Cameron Diaz on

Interesting read…I searched everywhere to find the leaked pics of her

Cameron Diaz –

Shes got some really hot stuff

Camelia Ostroot on

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