State Fair Food: I Made The Grilled Peach With Herbed Goat Cheese

posted by Amy James K102 - 

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...

Got the “Grilled Peach With Goat Cheese and Honey” from The Produce Stand today. As good as advertised! Can’t wait to try and replicate it.

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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' 

Ingredients:

*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.)

*Honey

Instructions:

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! 

Spend $9 at the fair or be friends with @amyjamesmn. Oh S Gurl this was delicious

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