Fabulous Fruit on the Grill
Go beyond burgers and grill fresh fruit to serve as a side dish, salad, or dessert. Grilling fresh fruit brings out even more of its natural sweetness and creates a mouthwatering dish.
Grilled Watermelon Pizza
For a fruity and finger-friendly appetizer, grill watermelon wedges and top with pickled onions, blue chees, and pecans.
Ginger Grilled Fruit
Ginger Grilled Fruit is the perfect marriage of distinct grilled-flavor with the sweetness of the varied fruit. We'll let you choose if you want to serve it as a fruity side or dessert.
Pineapple Satay with Coconut Caramel
Pineapple holds up to skewering, doesn’t fall apart on the grill, and makes an elegant, surprising dessert—especially when drizzled with a simple-to-make caramel sauce. You’ll need 16 wooden skewers for this recipe.
Simple Grilled Stone Fruit Crumble
We were wowed by the flavors of this luscious dessert. Grilling the fruit caramelizes its sugars and concentrates its flavor, while the creamy tang of crème fraîche perfectly complements the nutty, buttery topping.
Grilled Peaches over Arugula with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto
This summery peach salad features sweet 'n' smoky grilled peach wedges, fresh arugula, crumbled goat cheese, and sliced prosciutto. The saltiness of the goat cheese and prosciutto is an irresistible complement to the sweet peaches and spicy arugula.
Spiced Chicken with Grilled Peach Salsa
Serve grilled peaches with a spicy grilled chicken breast for a dish that's both sweet and savory.
Grilled Stone Fruit Antipasto Plate
Heighten the sweetness of the plums, peaches, nectarines and pluots with black pepper and vanilla. If you can't find pluots, double up on peaches or plums.
Grilled Black Pepper Bananas on Sugared Rum Toast
If you're from the U.S., your everyday banana is the Cavendish. Visit any food market with international flair, though, and you'll likely find a broad array, from reds and manzano bananas to plantains to the Hua Moa banana, a unique chubby plantain-like banana that, when ripened fully, can be eaten raw (unlike plantains). The riper the bananas, the quicker they will soften during cooking, so be mindful when handling. Venture away from the familiar with this sweet and spiced quickie dessert, which earned rave reviews during testing.
Grilled Pineapple-Mango Salsa
Pineapple and onion are grilled until slightly caramelized, adding a complex sweetness perfect for meats, like grilled pork, or mild grilled fish such as flounder, catfish, or tilapia.
Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Salad with Minty Green Beans
Ditch the boring salads! Serve grilled watermelon and halloumi cheese over a bed of greens for a delicious and healthy lunch.
Caribbean Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
We cut the tenderloin in half before grilling for a nicely charred crust and a juicy inside in half the time.
Use this versatile recipe when you've got a bounty of summer fruit. You can use fresh peaches, nectarines, plums and pineapple chunks, or any combination of fruit you wish. No other ingredients required.
Lemon-Sugar Grilled Pineapple
Three ingredients are all you need for a super-easy fruit salad or dessert at your next barbecue.
Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler
Our fruit cobbler is a tasty way to enjoy plump summer berries. Use a cast iron or enamel-coated cast iron skillet, and don’t pile on the ingredients—just fill to a little more than halfway, or they will bubble over.
Fiery Grilled Peach and Habanero Salsa
Grilling the peaches caramelizes their natural sugar. Serve with grilled pork, fish or chicken. Refrigerate for up to three days.
Dr. Bosker's Boogie-Woogie Brown-Sugared Barbecued Bananas
Top grilled bananas with a sprinkle of brown sugar and a splash of orange liqueur for a simple and sophisticated dessert. Serve with a dollop of ice cream or whipped cream.
Grilled Glazed Pineapple with Coconut Sorbet
Create a tropical dessert by grilling pineapple slices tossed with a mixture of orange marmalade and fresh lime juice. The finishing touch is a scoop of coconut sorbet.
Caramelized Fresh Figs with Sweet Cream
Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. Caramelize honey-coated figs on the grill to intensify the sweetness and top with crème fraîche.
Grilled Fruit Packets
This grilled fruit dessert will satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth—for a lot less calories. This fruit dessert is ideal for really hot days, when the idea of baking is too much to bear.
Grilled Apple Salad
Grill fresh apple slices and serve them on spring greens and spinach. Accent the sweetness of the apples with shaved Cheddar cheese and a cider vinaigrette.
Cantaloupe and Grilled Fig Salad
The contrasting flavors of the sweet fruit and tangy lime juice plus the variety of textures in the fruits, nuts, and vegetables create an intriguing and beautiful first course.
Grilled Peaches Jezebel
Horseradish and Dijon mustard add a bit of "heat" to these honey-coated peach halves.
Grilled Apricot Halves
Brush grilled apricots with a mixture of olive oil, honey, and fresh thyme and serve as a simple side dish, over a bed of greens, or even as a topping for grilled pizza.
It only takes 5 ingredients to whip up the best grilled plantains you’ve ever had. The smoky-sweet flavor profile of these grilled plantains makes them the perfect finish to an outdoor barbecue or family cookout. Brown sugar and butter add a rich caramel flavor, while the kick of red pepper cuts through the sweetness of the fruit. Just ten minutes on the grill gives these plantains a soft, tender texture and some gorgeous grill marks. Brightened up with a squeeze of fresh lime juice, this simple, satisfying dish will take you straight to the tropics.
Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream
This super-simple grilled peaches recipe has only five ingredients, making it perfect for last-minute summer entertaining.
Grilled Stone Fruit with Balsamic Glaze
Brush grilled peach, plum and apricot halves with a sweet balsamic glaze and top with shaved cheese for a fruit side dish or not-too-sweet grilled dessert.