Brown sugar and fresh lime juice make broiled pineapple anything but ordinary.
From EatingWell: March 1998, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)
Yield: 6 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
- 1 large pineapple
- 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- Lime wedges
- Peel pineapple. With a sharp knife, cut it crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices. Brush the slices lightly with 1 teaspoon oil and place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Broil until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Turn slices over, brush with remaining teaspoon oil and broil for 5 to 7 minutes longer. Immediately sprinkle pineapple with brown sugar. Cut into chunks and serve with lime wedges.
Nutrition Per serving:
68 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 90 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (50% daily value).
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat