Grilled Peaches with Honey and Goat Cheese

June 30, 2012

Grilled peaches with honey and goat cheese is a classic summer dessert.  On the grill, the fruit becomes soft and caramelized and takes on a mild smoky flavor.  You can do this same cooking technique with almost any large fruit, nectarine and pineapple are especially delicious.  The peaches provide a nice contrast in flavor to the goat cheese, sweet and tart.  If you want to add a bit  more texture, crumble some graham crackers or amaretti cookies over the top.

Grilled Peaches with Goat Cheese and Honey

Ingredients:

4 fresh peaches, halved and pits removed
6 ounces chevre goat cheese
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons skim milk
8 mint leaves

Directions:

Heat grill to medium. Combine cheese, honey and milk in a small bowl. Grill peaches cut side down until sugars begin to caramelize and leave grill marks. Fill each with about 1 tablespoon of cheese mixture. Top with mint leaves and serve warm.

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