Like peaches, nectarines can be placed in a paper bag to speed ripening.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
chill:
2 hrs
cook:
6 mins
total:
2 hrs 21 mins
Yield:
Makes about 4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process nectarines and sugar in a food processor 30 to 45 seconds. Transfer to a large bowl; cover and chill 2 hours.

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  • Melt butter over medium-low heat in a medium skillet; add almonds and salt. Cook almonds, stirring frequently, 3 to 5 minutes or until toasted and golden. Pour nut mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer, shaking to remove excess butter and salt. Stir almonds into nectarine mixture; cover and chill until ready to use.

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