Tassel Ridge® Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops with Fresh Peach Salsa


  • 2 ripe peaches peeled and small diced
  • ½ red pepper seeded and finely diced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp packed brown sugar
  • cup balsamic vinegar
  • cup canola oil
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork chops about 1-inch thick


  1. Combine peaches, red pepper, jalapeño, onion, cilantro, lime juice, rice wine vinegar, and brown sugar in large bowl. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Meanwhile, combine balsamic vinegar, oil, honey, basil, garlic, salt, and black pepper in another bowl. Place chops in zip bag. Pour balsamic vinegar marinade over chops. Refrigerate about 2 hours. Preheat grill on medium heat. Remove chops from marinade. Grill 7 minutes. Turn and grill another 7 minutes (or until internal temperature reaches 145°F). Remove from grill. Top with peach salsa. Serves 4.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation — Tassel Ridge Iowa Marquette Rosé

Iowa Marquette Rosé is a dry, full-bodied rosé with bright cherry, strawberry, citrus, and peach on the nose and strawberry, raspberry, and cherry on the palate. Made from Marquette grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards.