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Grilled Apricot Halves

Grilled Apricot Halves

Brush grilled apricots with a mixture of olive oil, honey, and fresh thyme and serve as a simple side dish, over a bed of greens, or even as a topping for grilled pizza.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 apricot halves)

Total: 35 Minutes

 

Ingredients:

•  1 tablespoon olive oil

•  1 teaspoon honey

•  6 apricots, halved and pitted (about 3/4 pound)

•  Cooking spray

•  1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

•  1/8 teaspoon black pepper

•  1 teaspoon fresh thyme

 

Preparation:

1.  Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2.  Combine olive oil and honey; brush over cut sides of apricots. Arrange apricots, cut sides down, on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Remove from grill; sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Garnish with thyme.

 

Joanne Weir, Cooking Light

JUNE 2011

 

Source: MyRecipes

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

• 1 large or 2 small tart apples, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rounds

• 2 teaspoons almond or canola oil

• 1 teaspoon confectioners’ sugar

• 1 ounce sharp Cheddar or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

• 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted

• 4 teaspoons honey

 

PREPARATION:

1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat. Toss apple slices with oil and sugar in a large bowl. Grill the apple slices until just tender and lightly marked, turning once, about 6 minutes total. Shave cheese into thin strips with a vegetable peeler. Top the apple slices with a sprinkling of cheese and nuts and drizzle with honey.

 

TIPS & NOTES:

• Make Ahead Tip: Let your cheese come to room temperature before serving for the best flavor.

 

NUTRITION:

Per serving: 250 calories; 14 g fat ( 3 g sat , 6 g mono ); 15 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein;3 g fiber; 93 mg sodium; 174 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 3 fat

 

Source: Eating Well