Grilled fruit kebabs with balsamic drizzle

GEHA | July 18, 2019

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Children and adults alike will love this fun dessert.

Ingredients:

8 skewers
2 cups pineapple chunks
2 cups watermelon chunks
2 bananas (peeled, cut into large chunks)
1 package strawberries (stems discarded)
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon canola oil

Directions

  1. If using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare a grill to medium-high heat. Prepare the fruit by chopping 2 cups pineapple and 2 cups watermelon. Peel and thickly slice bananas and remove stems from strawberries.
  3. Thread fruit onto the 8 skewers, aiming for 2 pieces of each fruit per skewer: strawberry, pineapple, watermelon, banana, strawberry, pineapple, watermelon, and banana. Place onto a platter or a baking sheet.
  4. In a small bowl, add vinegar, honey and oil. Whisk together with a fork. Use a basting brush to glaze fruit with about half the balsamic mixture.
  5. Add fruit kabobs to the grill. Turning a couple times while cooking and basting with remaining balsamic mixture, until fruit is caramelized about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from grill and serve.

 

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional values per serving:

199calories
4.1 gtotal fat
0.3 gsaturated fat
43.1 gcarbohydrate
5.3 gdietary fiber
2.4 gprotein
5.2 mgsodium

 


Reprinted on July 18, 2019, courtesy of the American Heart Association. For more, visit heart.org.