Grilled Pineapple Skewers

Jul 14, 2021, 9:00:00 PM

Nothing says sweet summertime like pineapple. Try if fresh off the grill brushed with a cinnamon sugar sauce and topped with creamy vanilla ice cream.

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Prep: 15 minutes plus soaking - Grill: 6 minutes - Serves: 8

  • 8            (8-inch) wooden skewers
  • 2            tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1            tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2       teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1            pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 8 (1 x 1 x 6-inch) strips
  • 2            teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2       cup vanilla ice cream, melted

1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat; soak skewers in water 30 minutes.

2. In small bowl, whisk butter, sugar and cinnamon. Thread pineapple onto skewers; brush with butter mixture. Place skewers on hot grill rack; cover and cook 6 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once.

3. Serve skewers sprinkled with mint along with ice cream for dipping. Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 skewer, 2 tablespoons sauce): 106 Calories, 4g Fat, 2g Saturated Fat, 11mg Cholesterol, 9mg Sodium, 19g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 15g Sugars, 4g Added Sugars, 1g Protein