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Grilled Peaches with Candied Pecans

Dessert, Gluten-Free, Seasons, Special Diets, Spring/Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian

Seek firm, but not overripe, peaches for this fruit-based dessert that hits the sweet spot. Heat from the grill softened the peach and enhances its natural sugars.

Ingredients

  • 2 peaches, cut in half & pitted
  • Grapeseed oil, for brushing
  • 1/2 cup raw pecans, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons 100% maple syrup
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash sea salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cinnamon

Directions

Serves

4

1Brush peach halves with oil (flesh & skin sides).
2On outdoor grill or indoor grill pan, grill peaches flesh side down for 3-4 minutes, until grill marks appear. Flip and cook on other side an additional 3-4 minutes.
3In skillet over low-medium heat, sauté pecans, maple syrup, cayenne and salt for 4-5 minutes until maple syrup is sticking to nuts & nuts are toasted.
4Pour nuts out on silicone mat or parchment paper, toss with cinnamon. Let cool.
5Top grilled peaches with candied nuts.

Nutritional Facts for Grilled Peaches with Candied Pecans

1/2 peach + 2 T pecans

4

Daily Value %*

8%

16%

5%

0%

3%

5%

12%

4%

4%

8%

2%

4%

* Daily Value % based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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