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3 grilled fruit desserts

Sample the best thing you're not grilling—fruit, with these recipes.

Keep the grill on—you’ll need it for dessert! Heat and char marks transform fresh summer fruit into truly tempting treats.

 

Recipe 1: Grilled Stone Fruit with Fresh Mango Sauce


Prep 15 min // Cook 3 min // Serves 8

Puree ¾ c fresh mango cubes in a blender or food processor; set aside. Halve and pit 8 ripe pieces of stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums). Off heat, coat a grill or grill pan with nonstick spray; heat to medium high. Coat cut sides of stone fruit with nonstick spray; place cut-side down on grill. Cook until grill marks appear, 2 minutes; flip and cook 1 minute to heat through. Serve on a platter, drizzled with mango sauce and garnished with ½ c raspberries.

Serving size: 2 fruit halves plus 2 Tbsp sauce
SmartPoints value: 0

 

Recipe 2: Tropical Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pineapple


Prep 5 min // Cook 4 min// Serves 4

Off heat, coat a grill or grill pan with nonstick spray; heat to high. Peel, core, and slice 1 medium pineapple into sixteen ½-inch-thick pieces; lightly coat with nonstick spray and sprinkle with 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice. Grill until lightly browned, flipping once, 1–2 minutes per side.

Serving size: 4 slices
SmartPoints value: 0

 

Recipe 3: Grilled Fruit Kebabs with Mint


Prep 15 min // Cook 4 min // Serves 4

Cut ½ large peeled, seeded honeydew melon into twelve 1½-inch cubes. Hull 12 medium strawberries. Slice 2 firm-ripe mangoes into twelve 1½-inch cubes. Skewer fruit onto 4 long skewers, using 3 pieces each honeydew, strawberries, and mango (if using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes before use). Off heat, coat a grill or grill pan with nonstick spray; heat to medium high. Grill fruit until beginning to brown, 1–2 minutes per side; serve garnished with 1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint.

Serving size: 1 skewer
SmartPoints value: 0

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