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Balsamic Glazed Grilled Plums with Vanilla Ice Cream

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 11 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 ripe plums, California red or dark skinned, halved and pitted

Extra-virgin olive oi , for drizzling

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 pint vanilla bean ice cream


  1. Preheat a grill pan to high heat. Drizzle fruit with oil to keep it from sticking and grill plums 3 minutes on each side.
  2. While fruit is grilling, pour balsamic vinegar into a small pot and place pot over medium high heat. When vinegar heats to a boil, reduce vinegar by half, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Combine sugar, vanilla and lemon juice and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk in warm balsamic vinegar.
  4. Place hot, grilled fruit on dessert plates. Drizzle the balsamic glaze over fruit and serve.