Grilled Fruit Salad with Lime Cilantro Marinade

  • Yield: 4 servings


2-- (1-inch-thick) slices pineapple
1-- mango, halved, peeled and pitted
1small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rings
1small green bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rings
1medium avocado in the shell, cut in half and pitted
-- Lime Cilantro Marinade (see recipe)
6cups field greens or bite-size pieces romaine
2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoons lime juice
-- Coarse salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
1/4cup chopped toasted pistachios, macadamias or coconut flakes


  1. Place pineapples, mango, pepper rings and avocado in a bowl and cover with marinade; let sit 15 minutes. Preheat a gas or charcoal grill. Grill vegetables and fruits 4 to 6 minutes per side until grill-marked but not over-cooked. Remove avocado skins and dice pineapple, mango and avocado. Leave peppers in rings.
  2. Place field greens on 4 plates. Scatter grilled fruits and vegetables over greens and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and lime. Season with coarse salt and pepper from a mill. Top with nuts or coconut and serve.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 294
  • Fat 22g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 47mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugars 15g
  • Protein 5g