Grilled Peaches with Granola

Wondering what else you can do with your freshly made granola other than putting it on top of yogurt? Here’s another suggestion: grill some peaches and top them with that granola.

Grilling fruit is a popular thing to do in the summer, when people are barbequing all the time. There’s always a bit of space available to sneak a peach or apricot on the grill. The heating reduces the liquid in the fruit and caramelizes the sugar that the fruit contains which changes the taste in a way that is very tasty.

The lack of a BBQ (and the passing of summer… sigh) should not affect the production of this delicious dessert. If you have a Griddler, you’re good to go. I have one, but was too lazy to get it out of the cupboard so I can tell you that this will work if you use a frying pan. No grill marks, but this is a sacrifice I can live with.

Here’s how it went.

Got some peaches. These were perfectly ripe and smelled fantastic.

Peaches.

Peaches.

Halved a peach and pried out the pit.

Halved and  without the pit.

Halved and without the pit.

Sprayed the fry pan with some cooking oil and put the peach flesh side down.

"Grilling"

“Grilling”

Cooked the peach for 5 minutes. Removed the peach when it was warmed through and before it started to get too soft.

Peaches, grilled.

Peaches, grilled.

Drizzled the peach with honey.

Drizzle with honey.

Drizzle with honey.

Then added some of the D.I.Y. granola.

Grilled Peaches with Granola.

Grilled Peaches with Granola.

Here’s the recipe:
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/robin-miller/grilled-peaches-with-granola-recipe.html

Grilled Peaches with Granola

Total Time: 10 min
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 5 min
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

2 peaches or nectarines, halved and pitted
4 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup granola

Directions

Spray halved nectarines with neutral-flavored cooking spray. Place flesh side down on a grill pan. Grill about 5 minutes until softened. Place on a plate and drizzle each half with honey, then sprinkle granola over top.

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