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Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

8 servings

Serve this dish as an appetizer or a dessert—the choice is yours! If desired, the pineapple spears can be rolled in flaked coconut before grilling. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • LIME DIP:
  • 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 zest

Directions

  1. Peel and core the pineapple; cut vertically into 8 wedges. Cut each wedge horizontally into 2 spears. In a bowl or shallow dish, combine the brown sugar, honey and lime juice; add pineapple and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the yogurt, honey, brown sugar, lime juice and zest. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain pineapple, discarding marinade. Grill pineapple spears, covered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until grill marks are golden brown. Serve with lime dip.

Nutrition Facts

2 spears with 2 tablespoons dip: 160 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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