Recipe: Grilled Rosemary Peaches

Cheryl Paff

Cheryl Paff › Cheryl Paff is the owner of Black-Eyed Suzie’s Upstate, a catering company and traveling food ...

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Grilling fruit is quite simple, yet the results are unusual, delicious and sure to please any dinner guest. These sweet-savory grilled peaches are the perfect ending to a grilled dinner just as they are, but a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of creme fraiche wouldn’t be unwelcome additions.

Grill these skewered peaches over the embers leftover from a dinner cooked on the grill. I always like a little something sweet after dinner and this satisfies that craving. They are simple to prepare but surprisingly tasty.

(Makes 16 Skewers)
Maple Grilled Peaches on Rosemary Skewers

2 Peaches

1 Bunch of Fresh Rosemary

2-3 Tbsp Maple Syrup – the darker the better

Sources

Peaches – Migliorelli Farm

Rosemary – My garden

Extra Dark Amber Maple Syrup – Oliverea Schoolhouse Maple

Method

Cut the peaches into wedges. Strip the bottom leaves off of the rosemary sprigs and save them for another use. Pour the maple syrup onto a plate or shallow bowl. Dredge the peach wedges in the syrup then thread the rosemary sprig through each one. Place the peach skewers on the grill for about 4 minutes each side. The time will vary depending upon the heat coming off the coals, but you want the peaches to char ever so slightly. Transfer the peaches to a platter and drizzle with the remaining maple syrup. Pull the rosemary sprig through the peach wedge before eating to release some of rosemary flavor into the peach.

*As an alternative, you can dredge the peaches in granulated sugar instead of maple syrup. You could use wooden skewers or just place the wedges directly on the grill without any skewer at all.

This recipe originally appeared atthefarmersmarket.com. It is re-posted here with permission of the author.

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