Balsamic-Goat Cheese Grilled Plums

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
Make a bold statement with this simple yet elegant treat. Ripe plums are grilled and then dressed with a balsamic reduction and tangy goat cheese. —Ariana Abelow, Holliston, Massachusetts
Balsamic-Goat Cheese Grilled Plums Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 4 medium firm plums, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese


  1. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine vinegar and lemon zest; bring to a boil. Cook 10-12 minutes or until mixture is thickened and reduced to about 1/3 cup (do not overcook).
  2. Grill plums, covered, over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until tender. Drizzle with glaze; top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 plum half with 1 tablespoon cheese and 2 teaspoons glaze: 58 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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