Grilled Fruit

Grilled fruit is a tasty summer dessert.  Here are two recipes to try at your next barbeque!

Grilled Peach Sundaesgrilled-peach-sundae
2 peaches, halved and pitted
1 tsp canola oil
2 scoops nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt or fruit sorbet
1 Tbsp toasted unsweetened coconut

Preheat grill to high. Brush peach halves with oil. Grill until tender. Place 2 peach halves in each bowl and top wtih a scoop of frozen yogurt and coconut.

Makes 2 servings
Active time: 10 minutes, Total time: 25 minutes

Nutrition per serving: 154 calories, 4 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 28 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 2 g fiber, 41 mg sodium, 319 mg potassium


Grilled Fruit Packetsgrilled-fruit-packets
3 bananas, sliced 3/4 inch thick
1 pound strawberries, stemmed and halved
3 oranges, peeled, cut into segments
1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1-inch chunks
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
16 whole cloves
4 Tbsp unsalted butter
1/4 cup rum, optional


  1. Lay out 8 12 by 12 inches pieces of heavy duty foil on a counter top. Divide fruit evenly among foil pieces, placing it on bottom half of foil pieces. Mix sugar and cinnamon together. Put 2 cloves one ach square and sprinkle with sugar mixture. Dot each with 1/2 Tbsp butter and 1/2 Tbsp rum, if desired. Fold top half of foil over fruit and roll edges to seal.
  2. Preheat grill to low. Place packages on grill and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes. Carefully open packages, pour into bowls and serve with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

Serves 8
Cook Time: 10 minutes, Prep time: 30 minutes

Nutrition information per serving: 169 calories, 6 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 2 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 15 mg cholesterol, 2 mg sodium




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