Grilled honey peaches with ricotta & basil cream
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Time to make:
$3.45 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
2 ½ tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
6 firm ripe fresh peaches, halved, stones removed
²/³ cup reduced-fat smooth ricotta
1 tablespoon chopped basil, plus extra small leaves, to garnish
2 tablespoons chopped pistachio kernels
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
1 Preheat barbecue hotplate or chargrill pan over medium-high heat. Combine 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of vanilla in a small bowl. Brush the honey mixture over cut side of peaches. Grill peaches for 2–3 minutes, or until golden and caramelised.
2 Meanwhile, combine the ricotta, 1 tablespoon of honey, remaining vanilla paste, and the chopped basil in a small bowl.
3 Divide the peaches between serving bowls. Top each with a dollop of the ricotta cream and sprinkle with pistachios. Garnish peaches with basil leaves and a drizzle of remaining honey.
You can swap the basil for fresh mint.
About this recipe
First published: February 2019