Grilled peaches with balsamic glaze

This recipe was inspired by my aunt, who never fails to impress with her elaborate and delicious meals. Prepare these grilled delicacies on a grill or BBQ for a perfect complement to chicken, fish, or vegetables. I highly recommend using in-season peaches, as they will give the best flavour and texture.


2 large ripe peaches, halved and pitted

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp  sugar, honey, or maple syrup

ground black pepper, to taste

optional: 2 tbsp crumbled blue cheese


Dissolve the sugar in the balsamic vinegar. Set aside.

Preheat the grill (or BBQ) to medium-high heat. Lightly oil the grill grate and place the peaches on the grill cut side down. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the flesh is caramelized. Flip the peaches over then brush with the balsamic mixture. Cook for another 2-3 minutes. Transfer the peaches to a serving dish and drizzle with the remaining balsamic mixture. Sprinkle with fresh black pepper and crumbled blue cheese (if desired).

Nutrition (per peach, without cheese):

  • Calories: 80
  • Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g
  • Fat: 0.4 g
  • Fibre: 2 g
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About dinutrition

I hold a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition. As you can imagine, food is a pretty big part of my life. However, I also enjoy painting, muay thai (yes I can throw a punch), yoga, writing, and am a certified personal trainer.

Posted on July 24, 2012, in dairy-free, gluten-free, Recipes, side dishes, vegan and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. This sounds like a great excuse to use my yummy balsamic vinegar from Italy. A drizzle of the really good stuff at the end.

  2. Reblogged this on Spelt for Choice: Marian's Kitchen Blog and commented:
    This looks a quick delicious dessert from DiNutrition. Only back from summer hols, ouch!!! Easing back slowly.

  3. I was just thinking about balsamic and berries so this is a nice twist. The balsamic really mixes so nicely with a little vanilla ice cream too. Yum!

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