Recipe: Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Mint

A surprisingly simple summertime treat

Recipe: Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Mint

You don’t have to be a pastry wizard or a cookie connoisseur to wow your friends and family with a special dessert. In fact, you don’t even have to spend much time in the kitchen!

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Our Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Mint, as sophisticated as it sounds, is incredibly simple to make. If you’ve never tried grilled pineapple, you’re in for a real treat. Top it with some fresh raspberries, lime zest and mint.

Notice what this dessert is missing: added sugar, white flour and other typical-dessert ingredients. We promise, you won’t miss them a bit.

Ingredients:

4 round slices fresh pineapple (½-inch thick)
20 fresh raspberries
Finely grated zest of 2 limes
16 leaves fresh mint, chopped

Directions: 

Heat the grill to medium-high. Grill the pineapple 3 to 5 minutes per side, until grill marks form.

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Dividing evenly top each pineapple slice with raspberries, lime zest and mint.

Nutrition information:

Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 

34 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g protein, 32.4 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 6 g sugar, 0 g added sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium

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Source: Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness

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