Chili-Lime Grilled Pineapple
“I love grilled pineapple. This recipe combines the fruit’s natural sweetness with the tart and spicy flavours of lime and chili powder. It’s great for dessert and even as a side dish with ham or pork chops.” —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Photo: Taste of Home
- 1 fresh pineapple
- 3 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp honey-roasted peanuts
- 1-1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1 dash salt
- Peel pineapple, removing any eyes from fruit. Cut lengthwise into 6 wedges; remove core. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients until blended. Brush pineapple with half of the glaze; reserve remaining mixture for basting.
- Grill pineapple, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 2-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned, basting occasionally with reserved glaze.
1 serving: 97 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fibre), 1g protein.
Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.