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Grilled Niagara Peaches with Blue Cheese & Honey

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 large fresh peaches, with peel, halved and pitted
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil.
  • 60 g (2-1/2 oz.) blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp chopped toasted pecans
  • Garnish : sliced green onions, chopped basil leaves (optional)

 Directions:

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, stir together the vinegar and honey. Simmer until the liquid has reduced by half, it should become slightly thicker. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Drizzle both sides of cut peaches with olive oil.
  3. Place peaches cut side down onto the grill and cook for about 5 minutes or until the flesh is toasted.
  4. Turn peaches over. Brush the tops sides with balsamic glaze, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer the peach halves to individual dishes and drizzle with the remaining glaze.
  6. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese and pecans. Sprinkle with green onions and basil if desired. Serve immediately

Note:

If peaches are unripe, you can follow steps 1 to 4. Then place on rimmed baking sheet and bake in 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until peaches are tender. (Test with a paring knife)

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