Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Peaches

A grill top covered in prosciutto-wrapped peaches cooking.
This recipe is provided by Dipper's Backyard BBQ Wars

Fruits don’t always have to be a dessert as shown with this amazing side of prosciutto-wrapped peaches. The acidic fruit complements any meat main. If you want to take it up a notch, smear the peaches with a bit of soft cheese, drizzle them with balsamic vinegar, or top them with fresh basil.

Don’t be deterred by only two ingredients or how easy they are to make. The flavor still packs a punch. The ease of cooking allows you to focus on the main star of the meal rather than the side dish.

Watch the peaches carefully as they grill. You want to just soften the peaches and crisp the prosciutto, not burn them. The high sugar content puts them at risk of easily burning if the grill is too high or they are left too long.

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Grilled prosciutto-wrapped peaches served on a platter with mascarpone and greens.
The grilled prosciutto-wrapped peaches can be garnished with mascarpone or yogurt for extra flavors.
Closeup of a prosciutto-wrapped peach cooking on a grill.
Use a toothpick to hold the prosciutto in place. If none are available place the seam down first to set in place.
A grill top covered in prosciutto-wrapped peaches cooking.
Leave space between the peaches to allow good heat circulation.

Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Peaches Recipe

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This recipe is provided by Dipper’s Backyard BBQ Wars.
A grill top covered in prosciutto-wrapped peaches cooking.
Fruits don’t always have to be a dessert as shown with this amazing side of prosciutto-wrapped peaches; the acidic fruit complements any meat main.
Preparation 10 minutes
Cook 10 minutes
Ready in 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
CourseAppetizer
InfluenceGlobal
DifficultyBeginner
MethodGrill
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Ingredients

  • 4 peaches
  • 16 slices prosciutto

Equipment

  • 16 toothpicks
  • hickory wood

Directions

  • Soak the toothpicks in water to prevent burning.
  • Prepare a grill to medium heat, then add the hickory wood.
  • Slice the peaches in half and remove the pits. Cut in half again so the peaches are quartered.
  • Wrap each piece of peach in a piece of prosciutto. Hold the prosciutto in place with a soaked toothpick.
  • Place the prepared peaches on the preheated grill. Turn regularly, until the prosciutto begins to crisp and the peaches have caramelized a bit, 3 to 4 minutes.
    Tip: If you prefer a softer peach, after getting the prosciutto brown, move to the cooler side of the barbecue and allow it to continue to cook until you achieve the preferred texture.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 231mgPotassium: 246mgFiber: 2gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 501IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg

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