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Grilling caramelizes the sugars in the pineapple for a light dessert that is delicious on its own or served with low-fat vanilla ice cream. Any firm fruit, such as peaches and apricots, lends itself to grilling. Don't forget to sprinkle with toasted coconut for a rum-spiked treat!

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2006


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6 servings (serving size: 2 pineapple wedges and 1 teaspoon coconut)


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  • Combine the sugar and rum in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 1/2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Brush rum mixture evenly over pineapple wedges.

  • Heat butter in a grill pan over medium-high heat. Add pineapple; grill 3 minutes on each side or until grill marks form and pineapple is thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with coconut. Garnish with ice cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

136 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 22mg; calcium 23mg.