Opal Basil Peaches

Opal Basil Peaches

Delicious and beautiful dish that consists of simple ingredients and is easy to make.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


Main Ingredients

  • 4 peaches firm-ripe, peeled, pitted, quartered
  • 1 oz Mariposa Farms Fresh Opal Basil leaves
  • 1 tsp grated lime zest
  • 1 cup sugar

Creme Fraeche (Optional)

  • 2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbs cultured buttermilk


Creme Fraeche (optional)

  • Combine cream and buttermilk in a glass jar and tightly cover with a breathable cloth. (Cheesecloth)
  • Let sit at 70-75 F degrees (room temperature) for 24 hours.
  • Stir, screw on jar lid, and let sit in refrigerator for 24 hours before serving.

Main Instructions

  • Place peaches and opal basil in bowl and set aside.
  • Combine lime zest, sugar and a cup of water in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Pour the hot syrup over peaches and basil.
  • Serve the peaches in bowls, garnished with a dollop of Creme Fraeche if desired.