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8 Savory Uses For Peaches

Jul 26 2013 - 7:15am

Stone fruits like peaches [1] are at their peak right now, and while eating a juicy one out of hand simply can't be beat, there are countless ways to incorporate them into your cooking — and not just desserts at that.

Use peaches as a savory ingredient [2] to jazz up your plate, even if it's in a simple preparation, like sliced over mozzarella and bread. From grilled appetizers to pizza, we've got plenty of suggestions. Here are eight of our favorite ideas.

  1. Bacon lovers: flip for pancetta-wrapped peaches [3] straight off the grill.
  2. Caramelize stone fruit on the barbie; toss in cooled peaches [4] to a mixed green salad.
  3. Add sweet-tart layers of flavor to a roasted veggie pasta salad [5].
  4. Foil piquant peaches with creamy goat cheese and fenugreek [6] for an unexpectedly exotic surprise.

For four more ideas, keep reading.

  1. Combine peach slices with tomatoes, mint, and basil [7], then dress with a soy-balsamic vinaigrette.
  2. Substitute peaches for cherries in a ricotta focaccia pizza [8].
  3. Grill peaches and pair with tangy grapefruit dressing for a balanced salad [9].
  4. Serve baked rockfish [10] with peach salsa made from onion, cilantro, and pepper.

Do you have any go-to peach recipes that aren't sweet but rather savory?

Photos: Anna Monette Roberts, Lauren Hendrickson

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