Healthy Baked Peaches and Cream Recipe

Baked Peaches and Cream Recipe

Photo by Evan Thomas

This baked peaches and cream recipe is the best reason to turn on your oven this summer. We’ve revamped the simple, sometimes-decadent dessert by swapping out fat-laden whipped cream for a honey-mint Greek yogurt topping. You can serve this as the finale to your next summer soirée or even whip it up for a sweet brunch side dish. When picking out peaches, make sure that they’re just turning ripe and are freestone peaches so you can easily remove the pit without making a mess. Garnish with mint and enjoy!

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Baked Peaches and Cream Recipe

Photo by Evan Thomas

Healthy Baked Peaches and Cream Recipe

Serves 4

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

The Skinny

Per 2 peach halves:

  • 153 cal
  • 5 g fat (1 g sat)
  • 27 g carbs
  • 416 mg sodium
  • 3 g fiber
  • 24 g sugar
  • 4 g protein

Ingredients

  • 4 freestone peaches, ripe but firm
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • 6 oz. plain, two-percent fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Fresh mint leaves

Preparation

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 °F.
  2. Cut all of the peaches in half vertically and remove the pits.
  3. Gently rub the peaches with olive oil and place them cut side-up on a non-stick baking tray.
  4. Bake the peaches for 8-10 minutes until the cut edges just start to change color.
  5. Remove them from the oven and sprinkle a half tablespoon of sugar on the cut side of each peach. Let cool for a few minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt and honey.
  7. Finely chop about 5-6 mint leaves and fold mint into the yogurt.
  8. Move the peaches onto serving plates and put a dollop of mint yogurt on each half. Serve immediately while still warm.

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