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Grilled Stone Fruit Skewers

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There’s nothing better during the summer than stone fruit! Cherries, peaches, nectarines and plums all have a short season and we take full advantage. For this fun dessert recipe, we’re grilling up stone fruit skewers with a little melted butter and cinnamon, then dipping into yogurt. Kids and adults alike with love this dish.

Nutrition Tip: Everything truly is better with a “cherry on top,” as the high antioxidant content in cherries has been shown to support healthy skin and decrease muscle aches.

Grilled Stone Fruit Skewers

Grilled Stone Fruit Skewers

There’s nothing better during the summer than stone fruit! Cherries, peaches, nectarines and plums all have a short season and we take full advantage.

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 (6-inch) wooden skewers
  • 2 peaches, pitted, cut into 8 pieces each
  • 2 plums, pitted, cut into 8 pieces each
  • 2 nectarines, pitted, cut into 8 pieces each
  • 16 cherries, stems removed, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat.
  2. Assemble skewers with 2 peach chunks, 2 plum chunks, 2 nectarine chunks and 2 cherries.
  3. Mix butter and cinnamon in small bowl. Lightly brush onto skewers.
  4. Place skewers on grill and cook 2-3 minutes per side, or until fruit starts to brown and soften (about 10 minutes total). Remove from grill.
  5. Serve with ¼ cup yogurt for dipping.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 95Total Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 5g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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