I'm not baking much these days (seems like we all want to lose a pound or two), but a piece of grilled fruit certainly won't derail any diet plan. I'd recently come across a recipe for Grilled Peaches with Rosemary & Balsamic Vinegar on The Framed Table and decided to give it a try last night. Besides, Jill had already clued me in to the fact that it was National Eat a Peach Day.
I cut the peaches in half, removed the pits, placed them on a grill-rack lightly sprayed with Pam, and cooked them for 5 minutes on medium-high heat.
Flip them over and grill for another 4 minutes.
Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with fresh rosemary.
Drizzle with high-quality balsamic vinegar and enjoy.
A delicious flavor combination!
Have you every grilled fruit? Do you have a favorite recipe or combination?
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Well, we think the best peaches are from South Carolina! Gaffney has even made their water tower look like a peach.ReplyDelete
Those grilled peaches look delicious!
Kathy - I wonder if I've ever had a SC peach. Don;t think you can go wrong with anything fresh and local!Delete
Ah, I hate when people who have access to Wegman's remind the rest of us that we don't! :--)ReplyDelete
Yes re grilled peach halves - I've seen it done with bourbon, pecans, and topped with ice cream too!
Jill - My husband did ask where the ice cream was last night...Delete
Looks yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe.ReplyDelete
Pat - You're welcome. I like a sweet dessert without many calories.Delete
Mmmmm. We did grilled peaches with balsamic reduction a little while ago, but some fresh rosemary from the garden would be an inspired addition next time!ReplyDelete
Laurie - I was thinking a balsamic reduction would have been even better. Next time...Delete
I've never grilled fruit, but I have sautéed it, and I know it's delicious that way; Your peaches look so beautiful, and I'm sure they taste as good as they look!ReplyDelete
Audrey - I'll have to try to sauté fruit this winter... the grill won't be on then!Delete
That looks amazing! There's an orchard a few miles away that has delicious peaches but I keep forgetting to stop by. Thanks for the reminder!ReplyDelete
Katherine - I'll be they're even more delicious freshly picked!Delete
Peaches aren't in season here so I'll have to make do with canned.... sigh. Cheers from Carole's ChatterReplyDelete
Carole - The world certainly is a big place! I'm often reminded of our opposite seasons while reading Weekend Cooking posts...Delete
Yum! What a creative way to have peaches. I've never thought about grilling them before.ReplyDelete
Diana - I think I'll try pineapple next.Delete
It has never occurred to me to grill fruit but these look so good. As we're still in winter I can think about this for a few months until our peaches come back into season. Hard to think about all the fruit available now in northern hemisphere while ours is still asleep. EnjoyReplyDelete
Pam - That always seems so strange to me, too, when I consider our reversed seasons.Delete
An interesting combination of flavours and I love the simplicity - definitely something to try when summer comes round.ReplyDelete
Cat - That was a wonderful flavor combination! Next time I'll try a balsamic reduction instead of straight balsamic vinegar.Delete
I've always wanted to try grilling peaches! Now I'm regretting not getting any at the farmer's market yesterday. Next weekend!ReplyDelete
Heather - I'm sure there will still be peaches around for another week or so. Hope you get to try it!Delete
Peach season is always too short. I love a juicy peach. We have baked them with honey and vanilla but have not tried grilling them yet. Thanks for the tip on grilling time.ReplyDelete
Tina - I'll bet they are delicious with honey and vanilla... a whole different favor experience!Delete
And we here in Pennsylvania love peaches from Maryland! At least my grocery carries peaches from California (not a Wegman's!) and they are always hard! No fruit markets close to us. That should be a pre-requisite when we move I think! Have never tried grilling fruit yours look delish!ReplyDelete
Peggy Ann - I never buy the California peaches either. Maybe they need to sit around and ripen for a few days, but I'm never that patient, lol!Delete
Wow, these look amazing. Ugh, I miss my grill.ReplyDelete
Diane - At least you got to grill at the lake :) Loved that post!Delete
Those look delicious. Wish we had nice enough weather in the UK at the moment to cook out!ReplyDelete
Emma - We've had horrible weather or the last week and were dodging raindrops when we grilled the peaches. Looks like things have finally turned around today though.Delete
I always hear about grilled peaches, but I've never tried it. We have fabulous fresh local peaches right now here in DE - yum! My favorite fruit.ReplyDelete
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Sue - You should definitely give this a try! I'll be picking up more peaches later today.Delete
Our stores have Colorado peaches, but I haven't had any this summer. Hope to remedy that this week. The only fruit I've ever grilled is pineapple. Yummy!ReplyDelete
Hope you have a great week. Our weather has been hot and muggy, but it's not terrible in the shade. I sat on the deck for over six hours today, reading and working on book reviews. I love summer! :)
Les - We've grilled pineapple before and it was delicious! I've also seen recipes for grilled fruit kebobs... may give those a try when the girls are home this weekend.Delete
A day on the deck sounds pretty perfect to me. Last week was unbelievably cool, wet, and cloudy but the last two days have been beautiful. I feel much better being able to go for a walk in the morning. Enjoy the last week of summer :)
This sounds so good. We were going to do grilled fruit back at 4th of July but something came up. Like cake. Definitely want to try!ReplyDelete
Andi - Haha! My husband was looking for the ice cream to go with his grilled fruit :)Delete
Ok weird. I swear I was here and left a comment -- so glad I checked back to get the recipe for tonight's dinner. Anyway, what I said was these sound so wonderful that I decided to pick up extra peaches just to grill. In fact, I did pick up extra peaches and we will be grilling tonight.ReplyDelete
Beth F - That's really strange because I thought you left a comment, too. Blogger has been a little strange lately... hope you enjoy the grilled peaches!Delete
I think I've eaten grilled fruit in restaurants but don't remember ever grilling it myself- your grilled peaches look delicious. The rosemary and peach sounds an intriguing combination.ReplyDelete
Louise - The sweetness of the peach was a perfect contrast with the balsamic and rosemary!Delete