Recipes

Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip

Surprise your guests by bringing something truly unique off the grill at the end of the summer. This grilled pineapple recipe marinades with brown sugar and lime and pairs the grilled fruit perfectly with a lime dip. This is great as an appetizer or a dessert – the choice is yours!

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

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.

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.

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.

Recipe from Taste of Home.