Grilled fruit is a tasty summer dessert. Here are two recipes to try at your next barbeque!
Grilled Peach Sundaes
2 peaches, halved and pitted
1 tsp canola oil
2 scoops nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt or fruit sorbet
1 Tbsp toasted unsweetened 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 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
- 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.
- 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.
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