Grilled Nectarine Salad with Basil and Balsamic Syrup Recipe

This Grilled Nectarine Salad with Basil and Balsamic Syrup is a refreshing and vibrant dish that combines the sweetness of grilled nectarines with the tanginess of balsamic syrup. The basil adds a fresh and aromatic touch to the salad, making it a perfect summer side dish or light lunch. The combination of flavors and textures creates a delightful balance that will leave you craving for more.

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Ingredients for Grilled Nectarine Salad with Basil and Balsamic Syrup Recipe

  • 2 Ripe But Firm Nectarines
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • as needed Fresh Basil Leaves, For Garnish

Directions: Grilled Nectarine Salad With Basil And Balsamic Syrup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • STEP 2.Cut the nectarines in half and remove the pits.
  • STEP 3.Brush the cut side of the nectarines with olive oil.
  • STEP 4.Grill the nectarines, cut side down, for about 3-4 minutes or until grill marks appear.
  • STEP 5.Flip the nectarines and grill for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Remove the nectarines from the grill and let them cool slightly.
  • STEP 7.In a small saucepan, combine balsamic vinegar and honey.
  • STEP 8.Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat and cook for about 5 minutes or until it thickens slightly.
  • STEP 9.Remove the syrup from the heat and let it cool.
  • STEP 10.Arrange the grilled nectarines on a serving platter.
  • STEP 11.Drizzle the balsamic syrup over the nectarines.
  • STEP 12.Sprinkle fresh basil leaves on top.
  • STEP 13.Serve the salad immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Choose ripe but firm nectarines for grilling.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can use a grill pan or a regular pan on the stovetop.
  • Make sure to let the nectarines cool slightly before drizzling the balsamic syrup to prevent wilting.
  • You can add some crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese for an extra creamy and tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • This salad is best served immediately after assembling.
  • If you have leftovers, store the grilled nectarines and balsamic syrup separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator.
  • To serve leftovers, reheat the nectarines slightly and drizzle with the balsamic syrup.
Nutrition
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339
calories per serving
20 g Fat11 g Protein31 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    31g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    31g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    212mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    276mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    82mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    139mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    290mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp