Grilled Peach Halves w/ cheese chipotle raspberry puree
Monday, 26 May 2008
DescriptionDo not peel the peaches. The Chipotle chile adds a nice hint of heat and smoke to this spectacular way to end a great meal off the grill. An interesting variation is to substitute Stilton cheese for the goat cheese.
At a glance
Combine the brown sugar, lime juice, and vinegar in a small saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes to thicken slightly. Remove from the heat, allow to cool, add the peaches, and marinate for an additional 20 minutes. .
In a small bowl, mix the cheeses together and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to blend the flavors.
To make the puree, slightly thaw the raspberries. Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
Remove the peaches from the marinade and place them in a grill basket with handles. Grill them flesh side down over a medium-hot fire. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes until the grill marks show. Turn and grill until the peaches are soft.
To serve, spoon some of the raspberry puree on a dessert plate, place the peach cut side up on the sauce. Put a dollop of cheese in the center of the peach and top with additional puree, and garnish with the walnuts.