Fresh pineapple adds an elegant touch to a barbecue when grilled, topped with butter and maple syrup and sprinkled with nuts. — Polly Heer, Cabot, Arkansas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 fresh pineapple
- 2 tablespoons chopped macadamia nuts or hazelnuts, toasted
- Combine syrup and butter; set aside. Quarter the pineapple lengthwise, leaving top attached.
- Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn; brush with maple butter. Grill 5-7 minutes longer or until heated through; brush with maple butter and sprinkle with nuts. Serve with remaining maple butter.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 215 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Grilled Pineapple in Quick Cooking May/June 2000
Aug 27, 2015
I've made this twice so far - once with just pancake syrup and toasted almonds. It is very good!
Nov 11, 2010
I REALLY REALLY wanted to like this...but it was just OK.
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