Nectarine Recipes

Browse 50 nectarine recipes including cobblers, pies, stewed nectarines and then some. Learn how to make nectarine preserves, too!

Staff Picks

Nectarine Pie

Rating: 4.4 stars
A different type of pie and very good. My husband would eat the whole pie if I allowed him.

Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

Rating: 4.61 stars
A zippy, sweet and spicy nectarine salsa goes really well with pork, particularly grilled pork, in this favorite summer recipe.

Nectarine Blush

Rating: 4.26 stars
I love making this drink in the summer with fresh nectarines. It is also really good made with fresh peaches. The buttermilk gives it a fresh and tangy flavor while the brown sugar disguises the fact you are using buttermilk!

Curried Salmon with Summer Fruit Chutney

Rating: 3.5 stars
The coolness of the fruit tastes great with the spicy salmon.

Beth's Peach-Nectarine Muffins

Rating: 4.42 stars
These are simple, delicious muffins ... a must try. Enjoy right out of the oven or let cool.

Fabulous Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.54 stars
An easy, quick, and holiday-worthy fruit salad that is easily doubled.

Drupey Pie

Rating: 4.9 stars
I added fresh, ripe nectarines and apricots to this sour cherry pie. These fruits are drupe fruits meaning they are fleshy with a hard stone or seed in the middle. The pie was summery and delicious! I really like to use turbinado sugar--it's less processed and has a good flavor--but white sugar would be fine, too.

Easy Batter Fruit Cobbler

Rating: 4.58 stars
Short of serving store-bought ice cream, you won't find a simpler, more delicious dessert than this fruit cobbler. Use any juicy summer fruit: peaches, nectarines, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries. And if you use frozen berries, this dessert can be assembled in less than 10 minutes.

Crispbread Crostini

A quick, healthy snack to have when you need something healthy and tasty.

Nectarine Sunshine Smoothie

Rating: 4.64 stars
A tart sweet blend of fruit that's a perfect way to greet the day.

Summer Fruit Salad with a Lemon, Honey, and Mint Dressing

Rating: 4.88 stars
A simply elegant fruit salad paired with a sweet and tangy lemon-mint dressing

Berry Good Smoothie II

Rating: 3.8 stars
A delicious way to get your '5-a-day.' It's a quick and easy breakfast, but great any time of day! Nectarines, strawberries, and blueberries blended with nonfat milk and ice!

Inspiration and Ideas

Vegan Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds and Fruit
Rating: Unrated
Chia seeds, oats, and fruit soak overnight in almond milk for a nutritious vegan breakfast of champions! I like my oatmeal warm, so I heat it up in the morning.
Chef John's Nectarine Salsa
Rating: Unrated
I've always loved the marvelous contrast between a hot, smoky piece of meat, and a cold, fruity salsa; and this version featuring nectarines did not disappoint. In fact, the only thing that pairs better with this fresh fruit salsa is a basket of crispy tortilla chips.

Peach and Nectarine Crumble

Rating: 4.8 stars

Peaches and nectarines are so in season right now - any farmer's market will be guaranteed have at least 3 or 4 vendors selling 'em. This recipe uses up those stone fruits in a way that elevates them without being too fussy. It's pretty enough to be a treat for house guests, but still easy enough to make for an indulgent breakfast.