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Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip Recipe

Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip Recipe

This fruit appetizer was created in our Test Kitchen. If desired, the pineapple wedges can be rolled in flaked coconut before grilling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • LIME DIP:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel

Directions

  • 1. Peel and core the pineapple; cut into eight wedges. Cut each wedge into two spears. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the brown sugar, honey and lime juice; add pineapple. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the yogurt, honey, brown sugar, lime juice and peel. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 3. Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pineapple, covered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with lime dip. Yield: 8 servings.