Macerated Peaches w/ Opal Basil
You Will Need:
- Peaches, 4 each, ripe
- Opal Basil, 1 oz, chopped
- Lemon Zest, 1 tsp.
- Lemon Juice, ¼ cup
- Sugar, 1 cup
Recipe Serves: 6
1. Peel, pit and quarter the peaches and place into a bowl with the basil.
2. In a saucepan, mix the water, lemon zest and juice and sugar and bring to a boil, ensuring the sugar dissolves, and let simmer to 3 minutes.
3. Pour the hot mixture over the peaches and basil and let stand and chill for 2-3 hours prior to serving.
*This is great on its own or served warm over ice cream, french toast, pancakes or a piece of cake.
Recipe developed by Chef Danny Klein.