August Recipe of the Month – Grilled Peaches with Blackberry Basil Butter

It’s August, which means it’s also National Peach Month!  Peaches will be ripe and ready to pick at farms all over Long Island. Yes, that’s right, Long Island.  No need to go south to go peach picking!  Using freshly picked peaches found right here on Long Island, try making our quick and easy August Recipe of the Month, Grilled Peaches with Blackberry Basil Butter, for a scrumptious dish families will love!

Peach Facts: Peaches are approximately 70 calories each. They are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. Peaches are a good source of fiber, Vitamin A, niacin and potassium, and Vitamin C. Read more nutrition facts about peaches HERE.

Local Farm Stands

Anderson Farms
Where:
Route 58, Riverhead, NY
Contact info: 631-727-2559
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Mediavilla Orchards
Where:
1527 E. Jericho Tpke, Huntington, NY
Contact info:
631-423-4794

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You Pick Farms

Davis Peach Farm
Where: Hulse Landing Road, Wading River, NY
Contact info: 631-929-1115
davispeachfarm.com
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Lewin Farm
Where: 812 Sound Avenue, Wading River, NY
Contact info: 631-929-4327


Grilled Peaches with Blackberry-Basil Butter

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup seedless blackberry preserves
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
  • Garnish: fresh basil leaves

Preparation

  1. Stir together softened butter, blackberry preserves, and chopped fresh basil until blended.
  2. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  3. Serve with warm grilled peaches, or spread inside hot biscuits filled with thinly sliced pork tenderloin.

 

By Tara Arichabala

 

Recipe Source: MyRecipes.com
Photo credit: FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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