We just wrapped up another MN State Fair. Many of our Twin Cities foodies put the 'Grilled Peach With Herbed Goat Cheese and Honey' as one of their favorite, new foods. I tried the peach, it was delicious!! It also cost $9 for 1/2 a peach. Here's the one I bought at the fair...
I got home and thought...I think I can recreate that peach!
I did a little looking online to see if the reviews gave any clues as to which herbs were used. I may have missed one or two but I have to say, my peach reproduction turned out really good!
I've now made it twice. Here's what I did and a couple tips I learned from trial and error.
'Grilled Peach With Herbed Goat Cheese and Honey'
*Peaches (Make sure they're ripe and not mealy. The first time I made these, the peaches were perfectly ripe, it makes the dish!!)
*Goat Cheese (I used Chevre and recommend the cheese that comes in a tube. Bring it to room temperature so it's easy to mix and spread.)
*Fresh Thyme (Finely chopped. When I bought mine at the fair, it had some big thyme chunks on it. They can be pretty over-powering. Make sure the stems are not in the mix.)
Cut peaches in 1/2, remove the pit. Rub a tiny amount of olive oil on the top, that's the side that goes on the grill.
Put your goat cheese and chopped thyme in a bowl. Stir until combined and creamy.
Put the peaches on the grill, medium to medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes. (Make sure the grill is clean.)
As soon as the peaches come off the grill, top with a dollop of goat cheese mixture and drizzle with honey. Serve!
Of course, I forgot to take a picture of mine- but gave K102's J.R. a peach the next day and he posted a photo on Insta, so I'll share his.
Let me know if you try it- I'd love to know how yours turns out!