Grilled Joy Of Plums

Grilled Joy Of Plums

These summer fruits come in a sunset of red, gold and dark purple colours. They’re so sweet and delicious that they make a dessert on their own. But with a little heat from the grill and simple toppings, it can do a lot wonder than anticipated. 

And adding in the great health benefits plums have a unique ability to increase absorption of iron from other foods, such as nuts. And it rich in antioxidants that help the body to get rid of all the free radicals. 

Grilled Plums with Thyme-Infused Honey, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts

Servings 6 

Preparation Time 30 minutes  

Grill Time  3 minutes    

Ingredients

  • 1⁄3 Cup Honey
  • 1 Sprig Fresh Thyme 
  • 6 Ripe, yet Firm, Large Black or Red Plums (Halved)
  • 6 tbsp Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 6 tbsp Walnut Pieces (Toasted)

Method 

1. In a small saucepan combine honey and thyme then bring it to boil over the medium heat. Afterwards, remove it from heat and set it aside to steep for nearly 10 minutes.

2. Brush the cut sides of plum halves with some of the honey-thyme mixtures.

3. For a charcoal or gas grill, grill plums from the cut sides down put it on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium-high heat for three to five minutes (three minutes are sometimes sufficient) or wait until it becomes warm and marked. Transfer the cooked plums into a platter from the cut sides up.

4. Sprinkle the warm plums with some blue cheese and walnuts. Drizzle it with the remaining honey-thyme mixture and serve warm and plumpy. 

Tip: You can restore the left honey and thyme mixture into the freezer for some other grill day and it can also go nicely with some other fruit grill too. Be Creative. 

Per Serving: 175 Cal., 7 gm Total Fat (2 G Sat. Fat), 6 mg Chol., 119 mg Sodium, 27 gm Carb. , 4 gm Pro. 

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