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Savory Peach Recipes

8 Savory Uses For Peaches

Stone fruits like peaches 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 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 straight off the grill.
  2. Caramelize stone fruit on the barbie; toss in cooled peaches to a mixed green salad.
  3. Add sweet-tart layers of flavor to a roasted veggie pasta salad.
  4. Foil piquant peaches with creamy goat cheese and fenugreek for an unexpectedly exotic surprise.

For four more ideas, keep reading.

  1. Combine peach slices with tomatoes, mint, and basil, then dress with a soy-balsamic vinaigrette.
  2. Substitute peaches for cherries in a ricotta focaccia pizza.
  3. Grill peaches and pair with tangy grapefruit dressing for a balanced salad.
  4. Serve baked rockfish 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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