This easy peach & basil flatbread is perfect for those ripe peaches in season as well as herbs from the garden. A quick and tasty summer meal.
I gotta be honest, I don’t eat a lot of fruit. If I want something sweet, I’ll head for the dark chocolate. But there is something about a plump, ripe peach in the summer time that I enjoy so much. So when this week’s Sunday Supper theme was Peaches I wasn’t sure what to make because to be honest, I usually eat them as is.
But I had a big bunch of basil and some fresh mozzarella from a caprese recipe gone wrong and decided to do this easy peach & basil flatbread. It was so good that I think it will become a summer staple for me and my hubby. I couldn’t sell Max on the idea but who knows maybe next summer he’ll appreciate it.
I really like making pizzas and flatbreads from naan bread. Awhile back I made an asiago, sausage and peppers flatbread that was really great. I almost always have some naan on hand from Aldi or Costco and I keep it in the freezer. All you need to do is brush some olive oil on them, place your toppings and bake for roughly 20 minutes and you have a quick meal for your family.
Easy Peach & Basil Flatbread Recipe
As you can see above, I used fresh mozzarella and sliced peaches on top. I had brushed the naan first with olive oil and crushed garlic. It will bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the cheese browns and bubbles. Sprinkle some chopped, fresh basil on top and it’s ready to eat.
balsamic reduction Recipe
I also added a balsamic reduction at the end. It’s not necessary but it I think it made this dish even better. This is really easy to do. Just add some balsamic vinegar to a pan and bring to a boil. Then turn it down to a simmer until the quantity has reduced about half in size. You’ll know it’s ready when it becomes thicker. If you get a chance, add this extra step because the vinegar really complements the rest of the ingredients.
So that’s my entry this week. I’m so glad I found a new flatbread recipe to enjoy with those delicious summer peaches. Thank you Sue Lau of A Palatable Pastime for hosting this week and please check out my friends delicious peach recipes by scrolling down. Enjoy!
Easy Peach & Basil Flatbread
- 2 large naan breads
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
- 1/2 peach thinly sliced
- 4 oz fresh mozzarella sliced
- 15 basil leaves chopped
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix oil and garlic in a small bowl.
Brush the oil mixture over the naan bread.
Place the bread on a sprayed cookie sheet.
First add your slices of mozzarella.
Then place your sliced peaches on top.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on both naan breads.
Bake for 25 minutes or until the cheese is brown and bubbly.
Sprinkle basil leaves on top.
While the flat breads are cooking, add the vinegar to a small sauce pan.
Bring to a boil and then lower to simmer. Cook until the vinegar reduces and becomes a bit thicker.
Drizzle the vinegar over the cooked flatbreads, cut and serve.
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