3 Fresh, ripe Peaches
3 Fresh, ripe Pears
1/4 cup of a mild, fruity Traditional Extra Virgin Olive Oil* (also try with Persian Lime, Lemon or Blood Orange)
French Vanilla Ice Cream
Peach Balsamic Vinegar* (also try with Cranberry Pear, Cara Cara Orange Vanilla)
1/2 cup crushed Almonds/Pistachios (Optional)
Rinse and dry the fresh fruit. Slice both the peaches and pears in half, discarding the stone/pits. Brush the fruit on both sides with the olive oil. Place the peaches and pears, cut-side down, on a hot grill. Cook approximately 4 minutes, until clear grill marks are visible. Turn and cook another 4 minutes.
Remove fruit from grill and place on individual dessert plates or a large platter. Using a melon ball scooper, fill each of the grilled peaches and pears with 1 or 2 melon ball scoops of ice cream. Drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar. Finish with the optional chopped nuts.
* Items available at The Vintage Olive