Grilled Fruit With Balsamic Vinegar Syrup

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Ingredients:

 

1 small pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into wedges

 

2 large mangoes, cored and cut in half

 

2 large peaches, cored and cut in half

 

Nonstick, butter-flavored cooking spray

 

2 tablespoons brown sugar

 

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

 

Mint or basil leaves, for garnish

 

Directions:

 

In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, mangoes and peaches. Spray generously with cooking spray. Toss and spray again to ensure the fruit is well-coated. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Toss to coat evenly. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat the balsamic vinegar over low heat. Simmer until the liquid is reduced in half, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat.

Prepare a hot fire in a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill or broiler. Away from the heat source, lightly coat the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4 to 6 inches from the heat source.

Place the fruit on the grill racks or broiler pan. Grill or broil over medium heat until the sugar caramelizes, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Remove the fruit from the grill and arrange onto individual serving plates. Drizzle with balsamic syrup and garnish with mint or basil. Serve immediately.

Serves 6

Nutritional Analysis (per serving):
Calories 120
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Protein 1 g Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrate 29 g Sodium 5 mg
Total fat 0 g Fiber 3 g
Saturated fat 0 g

By Mayo Clinic staff

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