Grilled Pineapple and Avocado Salad

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

Prepare grill.

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.

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

Note:

David Bonom,

September 2006