Recipe: Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Mint
Firing up the grill? Why not grill your dessert too? Our grilled pineapple recipe is not only simple and refreshing, it’s downright delicious.
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.
4 round slices fresh pineapple (½-inch thick)
20 fresh raspberries
Finely grated zest of 2 limes
16 leaves fresh mint, chopped
Heat the grill to medium-high. Grill the pineapple 3 to 5 minutes per side, until grill marks form.
Dividing evenly top each pineapple slice with raspberries, lime zest and mint.
Makes 4 servings
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
Source: Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness