How to make roasted plums

My favorite way to cook plums is to roast them. I prefer roasted plums to eating them raw because they have a deeper flavor. During this time of year, when plums are so plentiful, I always have a container of roasted plums handy. You can eat them plain, with yogurt, with oatmeal or with ice cream.

A few years ago a friend gave me this easy recipe:

Slice the plums

Add juice of one lemon

Sprinkle with nutmeg

Add sugar or agave nectar (optional)

Roast for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees

Let cool and enjoy.

The Wall Street journal had an article A Plum Assignment in the September 1st weekend edition. Gail Monaghan suggests caramelizing plums. She includes a recipe for a Caramelized Plum, Rosemary and Polenta Pound Cake. The combination of the plums and rosemary sound interesting. I will try it out and let you know if it is a keeper.

Have a great week. X

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  1. Mary shaw Rodriguez

    Coincidentally, I read the WSJ article over the weekend and then made the caramelized plums. They are delicious and are in my refrigerator waiting to top a slice of grilled pound cake this evening. I too loved the sound of the rosemary plum polenta combo. Let me know how it turns out.

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      So glad to hear the caramelized plums are good.I received the WSJ weekend paper last year as a Christmas gift. One of the best gifts I have ever received. I really look forward to the “Off Duty” section.

  2. susan gordon

    Looks yummy good and delicious!!! Can’t wait to try…if it tastes anything like your Blueberry Buckle then I know it will be a hit!

  3. Nancy Richter

    I just sat down to my Sept. 10 edition of NY magazine and ran across a recipe for a grilled plum salad. It looks amazing, with fennel, lemon and pine nuts. Hmmm……..sounds like a great beach salad. Anyone in?

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