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Grilled Pineapple and Avocado Salad

Yield 12 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 small pineapples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 diced peeled avocado

Nutrition Information

  • calories 78
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 14.5 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 298 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Pat pineapple dry with paper towels. Combine sugar and red pepper in a small bowl; sprinkle pineapple evenly with sugar mixture. Place pineapple on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Cool completely; chop.

  3. Place pineapple in a large bowl. Add lettuce and remaining ingredients; toss well. Serve immediately.