Maple Grilled Peaches

Great news from Foodland Ontario! Locally-grown peaches are available from July to September. Some popular Ontario-grown varieties include Early Redhaven, Vivid, Loring and Harrow Beauty. If you are looking for a tasty treat to serve during barbecue season, this simple and delicious recipe for maple grilled peaches is sure to please!

Quick Tip: Store your peaches at room temperature and out of direct sunlight until ripening begins.


  • 8 Ontario-grown peaches, halved, pitted
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (the GOOD stuff!)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon, ground


  1. Place peaches cut side down onto lightly greased grill over medium-low heat
  2. Close the lid and grill for about 5-7 minutes
  3. Flip peaches, brush cut side (now facing upward) with maple syrup, and sprinkle the nutmeg, cardamom, and cinnamon mixture on top
  4. Close the lid and grill for additional 5-7 minutes, or until tender

Optional: Enjoy alongside your favourite frozen yogurt or ice cream

Nutritionals (per serving / 1 whole peach): 80 calories, 0g fat, 19g carbohydrates (2g fibre, 15g sugar), 1g protein

Recipe adapted from

Nutrition Tip: Already have dessert figured out and want to add maple grilled peaches to your meal instead?
Slice and add these peaches to a mixed green or arugula salad with some crumbled feta, pecans, and balsamic vinaigrette, or grill quartered peaches on a skewer together with cubed chicken, red onion, and bell peppers!