Grilled Pineapple Salad

May 29

 

What better than making use of the season’s abundance of fruits in a healthy and delicious way, just like this:

Ingredients
 
For the salad:
  • 1 medium-size pineapple cut into round slices
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 Cup lettuce roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate pearls
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
For the dressing
  • 2 tbsp feta cheese
  • 1 tsp fresh cream
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp chopped coriander
Method
  1. With a sharp knife, cut off the crown and the base of pineapple.
  2. Remove the skin and cut into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices.
  3. Grill the pineapple slices on a greased grill pan over medium heat, turning once.
  4. Place the diced pepper in the same pan for grilling.
  5. Grill pineapple and pepper till charred marks appear on them. Turn off the heat and allow to cool.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. Combine all the ingredients for dressing in a bowl and whisk using a fork. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  7. Arrange the lettuce leaves in a salad bowl. Add the grilled pineapple and pepper.
  8. Pour the dressing over the salad. Toss the salad gently in the dressing.
  9. Drizzle honey, olive oil and lemon juice over the salad.
  10. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds and serve the grilled pineapple salad.

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