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Grilled Pineapple

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 Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons chopped macadamia nuts or hazelnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 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 Facts
1 each: 215 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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