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10 Peach–O–Rama Recipes

Cooking with the best peaches of the summer

July 14, 2022  |   by Brooklynn Johnson

It’s the juiciest, sweetest peach of the summer, and it’s all I want to eat from mid-July to the end of August. If you know, you know. And if you don’t…head to your nearest Metropolitan Market ASAP and remedy that. Now let’s get one thing straight: there’s no bad way to enjoy a Peach–O–Rama peach, but it’s fun to mix things up a bit. Here are some recipes inspired by everyone’s favorite stone fruit.

Heirloom Tomatoes and Peach Salad

This is a great go-to for August, when local heirloom tomatoes are at their best and brightest. The secret ingredient that takes everything up a level? Urfa Biber chili flakes, a sun–dried chili pepper from Turkey.

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heirloom tomatoes peach salad recipe
lamb kabobs with grilled peaches

Lamb Kabobs with Grilled Peaches

Grilling peaches, or really any fruit, turns up its juiciness and sweetness. I love how it complements the savory lamb in these crowd–pleasing kabobs.

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Peach–O–Rama Sheet-Pan Pizza

This is a great recipe for a summer day that leans on the chillier side. A focaccia-style pizza, it’s topped with balsamic-tossed peaches, red onion, and goat cheese. And Metropolitan Market’s ready–to–roll pizza dough is a great time saver – find it in the prepared foods department.

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sheet pan peach pizza
pork peach peanut lettuce wraps

Pork, Peach, and Peanut Lettuce Wraps

Introducing: Your next dinner party menu. Have everything cooked and prepped by the time folks arrive, and guests can build their own wraps between drinks and chats.

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Grilled Peach Ice Cream Sundae

This is by far the best thing you’ll ever make with four ingredients. It’s my “I want to impress people” dessert during the summer, and it never lets me down. Make sure you’ve got a good balsamic vinegar!

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grilled peach ice cream sundae
grandmas peach pie

Grandma’s Peach Pie

All credit goes to Grandma Dora on this one. It’s one of the simplest, prettiest pies you’ll ever make, and it really highlights the quality of the in-season peaches.

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Is this your first time hearing about Peach-O-Rama? Find out what makes this fruit so special, and how Metropolitan Market brought this annual summer celebration to the Puget Sound more than 20 years ago.

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