5 Peachy-Keen Savory Summer Dishes

When you have an overabundance of fresh peaches and are suffering from  peach cobbler fatigue, try taking the juicy fruit for a walk on the savory side. One of our favorite easy summer dinner ideas is Michael Symon's  Peach and Blue Cheese Salad, aka grilled peaches, peppery arugula and pungent blue cheese served atop a big ol' grilled steak.

Check out four more peachy ideas below.

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This Asian-inspired chicken comes together in just over 30 minutes, with a ginger, garlic, soy and peach sauce and added crunch from toasted almonds.

Bal Arenson uses canned peaches for her chutney, but if you have fresh ones on hand, you can use them instead. The Indian-spiced sauce is the perfect complement for chickpea-flour-battered salmon.

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Kathryn Cooper

This Mediterranean salad gets a sweet addition from peaches, coated with a basil vinaigrette that will remind you of zesty pesto.

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Ditch the bottled barbecue sauce and blend together a sweet and tangy version with peaches, brown sugar, ketchup, rice vinegar, garlic and ginger.

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