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Grilled Pineapple

  • Grilled Pineapple

    Ingredients:

    • 3 pounds pineapple, cut into large cubes
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoon coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Directions:

    1. Peel, core and chunk pineapple into a large bowl.
    2. Sprinkle the cayenne pepper, coriander, cinnamon, and salt over the pineapple.
    3. Let the fruit macerate in a covered bowl on the table for one hour.
    4. Place pieces onto a hot grill to get marks – turn after 2 minutes.
    5. Serve hot.

    Yield:

    10 servings

    Source:

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

  • Nutrition Tip

    Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. It is also a good source of copper, B-complex vitamins, dietary fiber, folate, and pantothenic acid.

    Pineapple contains bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties. Studies have shown that regular consumption of pineapple can be helpful against arthritis and indigestion.

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