Celebrate National Peach Month

Did you know that August is National Peach Month? To celebrate, here are a few recipes that feature peaches.

Peach Cobbler

You can’t feature peach recipes without a good old-fashioned cobbler. Try making this for that last summer BBQ.

Time Needed: 35 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of fresh peach slices
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tsp. of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Melt butter in a 9 x 9 pan in the oven.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, milk, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
  4. Take out the pan with the melted butter and pour batter mixture over it. Add the peaches over it. Do not mix.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa

Ever thought peaches and chicken would go together? It adds juiciness and sweetness to grilled chicken.

Time Needed: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups of chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 chopped cucumber
  • 3 tbsps. of finely chopped red onion
  • 4 tbsp. of peach preserves, divided
  • 1 tsp. of minced fresh mint
  • 3/4 tsp. of salt, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the peaches, cucumber, 2 tbsps. of preserves, onion, mint, and 1/4 tsp. of salt.
  2. Sprinkle the chicken with pepper and remaining salt. On a lightly greased grill rack, grill the chicken, covered, over medium heat for five minutes. Turn and grill for another 7-10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Occasionally brush chicken with any remaining preserves. Serve with salsa.

Peaches & Cream

Do you want something different, yet decadent for dessert? Check out this classic.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 2 tbsps. of water
  • 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of sliced and peeled peaches
  • 1/3 cup of heavy whipping cream

Instructions:

  1. In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  2. Place peaches in two small baking dishes. Add syrup; stir in gently to coat. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-35 minutes, or until the peaches are tender.
  3. Serve warm or chilled with cream.

Peach & Goat Cheese Bruschetta

For a sophisticated dinner party or for a potluck, this is a great appetizer that you can easily adjust the serving size for the number of guests.

Time Needed:  15 minutes

Serves: 4+

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices of Italian bread, toasted
  • 3 oz. of goat cheese
  • 8 slices of fresh peaches
  • Small bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 1-2 tbsp. of good olive oil
  • Pinches of salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. Spread the goat cheese on each slice of toast.
  2. Top each piece with a fresh peach slice, basil leaf, and a light drizzling of olive oil.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.

* Please consider food allergies when making these recipes.

Recipe Inspiration From:

lilluna.com

tasteofhome.com (Recipes 2 & 3)

shewearsmanyhats.com

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