Grilled Peaches With Blackberry Sauce
2 1/2 cups blackberries
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
8 large ripe peaches
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
In a medium saucepan, combine blackberries, water & sugar.
Bring to a boil over high heat, mashing berries with a wooden spoon.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until berries are tender, about 5 minutes more.
Press berry mixture through a five sieve (or food mill fitted with a fine grate) into a bowl, scraping the bottom of the sieve or mill often.
Return sauce to pan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thickened, 3 to 4 minutes.
Let cool slightly. (The sauce will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.) Serve warm.
Prepare a grill.
Lightly oil grill rack.
Peel, halve and pit peaches.
Place in a large bowl and toss with lemon juice. (The peaches will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 hour.)
Place peaches cut-side down on the rack and grill until bottom are golden, 4 to 6 minutes.
Turn and cook until peaches are heated through, 3 to 5 minutes more.
Serve immediately, with Blackberry Sauce.
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A lot of grillers haven’t tried grilling fruit, and that’s a real shame. Not only is it easy to do, but it makes a real impression on your guests.