14 Grilled Pineapple Recipes Perfect for Summer

Break out of your recipe rut with a slice (or two) of the tropical treat.

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Pineapple is the greatest thing since sliced, well, pineapple! Don't believe us? Try on these fast facts: Did you know that you can transform a pineapple into a Christmas tree? You better believe it. Perhaps you've heard that pineapples are the symbols for kindness and hospitality? And maybe even the best thing about pineapples is that they're chock full of vitamins and nutrients. So nothing could be finer than serving up a dish that boasts a secret ingredient that's both tasty and tasteful. Welcome to your dream come true: 15—count 'em—15 grilled pineapple recipes fit for weeknight suppers, lady-like lunches, or your next backyard bash.

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BBQ Chicken and Grilled Pineapple Nachos

The only thing better than nachos is nachos with pineapple.

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Grilled Pineapple Guacamole
Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Add some sweetness to your guac with chunks of grilled pineapple.

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Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Summer nights were made for lemon chicken with pineapple salsa.

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Steve Giralt
Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple

Everyone wants to make Taco Tuesdays spicier. We say go against the grain and up the cool factor by adding a heaping helping of flavorful pineapple to tortillas loaded with grilled fish and tomatillos.

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Damn Delicious
BBQ Pineapple-Chicken Kabobs

What could be sweeter than grilling chicken breasts covered in sweet and tangy barbecue sauce? Grilling chicken breasts paired with chunks of fresh pineapple! Add a side of rice and grilled beans, and prepare to become the queen of the neighborhood cookout.

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Mike Garten
Charred Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Pineapple

Hit all the right notes with this super-fresh salad featuring savory shrimp, rich avocado, tangy grilled pineapple, and spicy watercress.

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Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly
Beef and Pineapple Kebabs with Cashew Rice

Savory meets sweet in this super-easy 25-minute recipe that pairs glazed steak and grilled pineapple skewers atop a heaping helping of delicious and fluffy cashew rice.

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Ethan Calabrese
Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Consuming a bag of tortilla chips just got virtuous! Dipping them in a fruit-forward pineapple-and-peach salsa, and you've suddenly added a "healthy" element to your snack!

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Anna Williams
Pork, Pineapple, and Red Onion Kebabs

Hosting a backyard luau? After performing a song or two on the ukulele ("Tiny Bubbles," anyone?), break out the brown sugar, chili powder, and cumin to add a little kick to your pork-and-pineapple kebabs.

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Chris Court
Grilled Skirt Steak with Charred Zucchini and Pineapple Salad

Having trouble getting the gang to gather at the dinner table? In just 30 minutes, you can prepare grilled steak, zucchini, pineapple and lemon—all wrapped in a warm tortilla wrapper—that will have your family ready and waiting in their dining room seats.

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Good Housekeeping
Chicken and Pineapple Satay Skewers with Rainbow Salad

Add a healthy hue to the dinner table with a crunchy and colorful mix of cabbage, peppers, carrots, and snap peas, along with chicken and pineapple kebabs.

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Tara's Teaspoon
Grilled Pineapple with Praline Caramel

Add just the right amount of sweetness and crunch to grilled pineapple rings with candied pecans and a healthy pour of golden caramel sauce.

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Lindsey Maitland Hunt
Three-Ingredient Grilled Pineapple

Making dessert doesn't have to be complicated. This three-ingredient grilled pineapple dessert will make guests happy and keep you stress-free.

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Lindsay Funston
Grilled Summer Fruit Skewers

Welcome to summer on a stick! Fire up peaches, strawberries, and, of course, pineapple sweetened with a drizzle of honey for a refreshing treat.

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