Recipes With Grilled Pineapple

We have recipes for all your grilled pineapple needs, whether you want to eat it on its own, as a side for burgers and hot dogs, or as part of a dessert. For more summer cooking ideas, check out our favorite summer salads and ultimate grilling recipes collection.

You’re not living life to the fullest if all you do is add cheese and ketchup to your burgers.

Grilled Pineapple 3 Ways

Grilled Pineapple πŸ”—

This easy grilled pineapple is a fun burger topping or summer side dish. Adjust the amount of chili powder in the marinade to taste – use more or less depending on how spicy you want the pineapple to be.

Prep: 15min


  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • ΒΌ teaspoon sea salt
  • Pinches of chili powder
  • 1 pineapple (cut, cored, and sliced into rings)
  • Cooking spray or additional avocado oil for brushing the grill


  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium heat. In a small bowl, mix the oil, lime juice, honey, salt, and chili powder and brush onto the pineapple.
  2. Spray or brush the grill with oil, then grill the pineapple 3 to 4 minutes per side or until char marks form.


What happens to pineapple when you grill it?

Fresh, in-season pineapple is hard to topβ€”until you grill it, allowing the sugars to caramelize and intensify the fruit’s sweetness while also introducing a hint of smokiness.

Is grilled pineapple good for you?

Ham, seafood, cherries, chicken, duck, pork, cottage cheese, rice, tomatoes, orange, lime, chocolate, coleslaw, coconut, yogurt, cream, tofu, rum, and brandy are all foods that pineapple pairs well with.

Does grilling pineapple change the flavor?

Nutritional Tip: Bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme with anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties, is present in pineapple and is a good source of copper, B-complex vitamins, dietary fiber, folate, and pantothenic acid.

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