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Grilled pineapple needs to be on to your list of ‘things to grill’ this summer.
NEEDS TO BE.
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To convince you I’m posting two recipes, and both are blow-your-hair-back good.
First up is grilled pineapple salsa.
The photo below pretty much sums up how delish it is.
Can’t go wrong with that crew of ingredients.
By the way, that wee little jalepeno was SO hot. I find they can really vary in heat level. Once you’ve minced it, try a little piece to test the heat before throwing the whole thing in. Also, don’t touch your eyes or any other sensitive areas after you’ve handled them.
Take it from me and my burny eyeball.
For these photos I made a half batch of the salsa and ate most of it in a single sitting with my fave tortilla chips ever – Neal Brothers Organic Blue Tortilla with Flax Seeds.
It’s awesome as a grilled meat and seafood topper too.
You may also eat it straight up with a spoon – no one will judge you.
Next up is not so much a recipe as an idea to use grilled pineapple as a dessert.
I confess, I don’t love making dessert. I’m always on the hunt for super simple ideas for good dinner party options.
Grilled pineapple and some premium quality ice cream – BAM. done. I found some toasted coconut ice cream (PC Black Label) and jeez man, it was magic in my mouth.
If you want to go all out, try making your own Spiced Rum Caramel Sauce. Check out our post for salted caramel. For the spiced rum version, add 3 Tbsp of spiced rum after the cream for deliciously boozy results.
Then drizzle that hot mess all over the show.