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Grilled Nectarines with Blackberry Sauce

August 21st, 2009 by adice
Grilled nectarines

Grilled nectarines

The great thing about summertime desserts are that many tend to be simple. Grilled fruit is one of my favorites whether it be slices of grilled pineapple drizzled with coconut milk and macadamia nuts or apples or stone fruit.

Here’s a recipe I tried out a couple weeks ago:

Grilled Nectarines with Blackberry Sauce

1 cup sugar, divided
1 pound fresh blackberries
4 nectarines, cut into 1/2-inch slices
Juice from 1 lemon, divided
Vanilla ice cream

In a medium saucepan, mix blackberries, half the lemon juice and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook about 10 minutes, making sure all the sugar is dissolved. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.

Lightly oil the grill and heat to high. Brush nectarine slices with olive oil, drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with sugar. Place on grill and cook until edges start to brown, about two or three minutes on each side.

Serve slices with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and pour sauce over it. Use leftover sauce for ice cream or waffles later.

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3 Responses to “Grilled Nectarines with Blackberry Sauce”

  1. Paul Dietz Says:

    That sounds tasty, I’ll have to try it soon.

    Here’s the recipe I use for grilled peaches:
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Grilled-Peaches/
    Also good with ice cream.

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  3. admin Says:

    Those grilled peaches look pretty good, too. And it looks like they hold their shape pretty well when they’re halved. Some of the very ripe nectarines fell apart a bit, but were still wonderful warm. Thanks for sharing the link Paul!

    – Angela Dice

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