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Grilled Peaches with Ricotta

Grilled Peaches with Ricotta

Cuisine Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 2021 kcal



  • 8 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice

Grilled Peaches

  • 2 peaches  halved with pit removed
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic glaze


For the homemade ricotta:

  1. 1. Line a large sieve with cheesecloth and place over a bowl. 
  2. 2. Slowly bring the milk, cream and salt to boil in a heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add lemon juice and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring constantly, for about 2 minutes or until the mixture begins to curdle. Pour into lined sieve and let drain for 1 hour. Discard the liquid and chill the ricotta in the refrigerator.
  3. For the Grilled Peaches: 
  4. 1. Heat grill to medium heat. 
  5. 2. Brush the cut sides of the peaches with honey. Place cut side down on grill and let cook for 3-5 minutes or until peaches start to soften and show grill marks. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat. {You can slice the peaches if preferred at this point.}
  6. 3. Place peaches on serving dish. Top with homemade ricotta and drizzle with balsamic glaze.

Recipe Notes

1. You will not use all of the ricotta with this recipe.