Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Peaches with Burrata and Basil

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Serve these peaches wrapped in prosciutto as an appetizer or a sweet-and-savory dessert. There are many people, myself included, that think cooking prosciutto is basically a crime against nature — but there are exceptions. This plate of grilled peaches with burrata is one incredibly delicious example. 

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
22 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe, sweet (but not soft) freestone peaches

  • 3 thin slices prosciutto, or more as needed, torn into ribbons

  • 8 small bamboo skewers, soaked in water 20 minutes

  • 6 ounces burrata cheese

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling

  • Coarse sea salt to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 1 tablespoon finely sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill at medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Cut peaches in half and remove peach stones. Cut each half in half again.

  3. Wrap prosciutto around each peach section; secure with small bamboo skewers.

  4. Grill peaches, turning often, until prosciutto gets a little crisp around the edges and peaches begin to caramelize, about 6 minutes.

  5. To serve, spoon burrata onto serving plates. Remove peaches from skewers; place several grilled peaches around cheese. Drizzle with olive oil. Top with a sprinkle of sea salt and pepper; garnish with basil.

Chef's Note:

Two peaches are enough for two large or four small servings.

Instead of bamboo skewers, you can also use wooden toothpicks to attach the prosciutto to the peaches.

If you can't find burrata cheese, you can use fresh mozzarella or ricotta cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

183 Calories
14g Fat
3g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 183
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 650mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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