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Honey Glazed Plums with Almonds and Crème Fraîche

Honey helps the stone fruit caramelize lusciously on the grill, while crème fraîche adds the perfect tangy counterpoint.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Hands-on:7 Minutes
  • Total:16 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 9.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.0g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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