Honey Glazed Plums with Almonds and Crème Fraîche

Honey Glazed Plums with Almonds and Creme Fraiche Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Honey helps the stone fruit caramelize lusciously on the grill, while crème fraîche adds the perfect tangy counterpoint.


Serves 4
Total time: 16 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 7 Minutes
Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 220
Fat 9.3 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


3 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
4 large plums, pitted and halved
4 tablespoons crème fraîche
2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds


Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Combine honey, thyme, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add pitted and halved plums; toss gently to coat. Arrange plum halves, cut sides down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes or until plums are well marked. Turn; grill 3 minutes or until tender. Arrange 2 plum halves on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 tablespoon crème fraîche and 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped toasted almonds.

Hannah Klinger,

Cooking Light

August 2013