Pineapple is officially in season, so why not shake off those wintertime blues with a taste of the tropics. This grilled pineapple recipe marinates with brown sugar and lime to pair the grilled fruit perfectly with a lime dip. It’s perfect as an appetizer or a dessert—the choice is yours!
grilled pineapple

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.