Grilled peaches with fresh mozzarella is not only delicious, it's refreshing. Adding chili, fresh basil and honey is just the perfect combination. Of course I used the best peaches around, Mackinaw peaches, what else is there? Life’s a peach!
GRILLED PEACHES WITH FRESH MOZZARELLA
Recipe by: Mark Calaminici | Food Loves Company
2-3 large peaches, pitted and cut into ¾-inch slices
1-2 Calabrian or Thai chilis, seeds removed and sliced
Extra virgin olive oil
8 oz Mozzarella di Bufala
Salt, to taste
Freshly cracked pepper, to taste
4-5 Fresh basil leaves, torn
Honey, to taste
1. Once peaches are all cut, place in a large bowl. Lightly coat peaches with extra virgin olive oil and season with salt. Place on the grill and grill until lightly charred on both sides - about 3-4 min per side. Remove from the grill and set aside.
2. Lay peaches on a platter. Tear apart pieces of the Mozzarella di Bufala and layout on platter. Sprinkle chilis and torn basil. Season with salt and freshly cracked pepper. Finish with a light drizzle of honey. Enjoy!
Until next time, Ciao!