End of Summer Grilled Fruit Recipes

Posted: August 25, 2022 3:46 pm

With summer in winding down and the days getting shorter, it’s time to start grilling more! This is a perfect opportunity to get creative with your food, so here is a list of mouth-watering grilled fruit recipes. Some of these can be served as appetizers, while others are the perfect side dish—either way, they will keep you satisfied.

Grilled Bananas with Buttered Maple Sauce and English Almond Toffee

This is a particularly easy recipe that involves putting the bananas on the grill at first so they get nice and brown and then moving them to the side of your grill where it will be more indirect heat. Then you make the buttered maple syrup in a saucepan and pour it over the bananas as they cook. The buttered syrup keeps them from sticking together while they’re grilling. It also gives a really delicious flavor to the cooked bananas, making this a great dessert or breakfast item when you have breakfast for dinner on a weekend or whenever you have time to deviate from traditional favorites like pancakes.

Fresh Fruit Kebabs

Are you looking for a way to save space in your grill? Try grilling up a tray of fruit kebabs. The key is to season the fruit before skewering it, so the juices don’t cause the meat on the grill to burn. For an appetizer or side dish, brush the grilled fruit with melted butter, then toss with cinnamon, honey, salt, and pepper. Your guests will enjoy these healthy fruits not only because they’re tasty but also because they’re packed with antioxidants.

Grilled Pineapple with Lemon Verbena Meringue Topping

Pineapples are full of vitamins A, B6, and C and also contain amino acids essential for maintaining good health. The lemon verbena meringue topping is both healthy and refreshing.

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Honey Butter

Peaches are one of the most common fruits used in barbeque, but because they’re often overlooked and over-cooked, it’s essential to pay attention to the preparation. Grilling peaches allows you to enjoy sweet and juicy fruit with no hint of charred skin or too much-caramelized sugar. This tasty yet healthy recipe only requires a few ingredients and a short time on the grill. Top them with melted butter seasoned with cinnamon, then roll each peach in a mixture of chopped nuts and spices.

Grilled Pineapple with Rum Sauce

Nothing is better than a sweet pineapple on the grill; this recipe will allow you to serve it as an appetizer or a side dish for your barbecue. If you’re not a fan of rum, replace it with another alcoholic beverage or syrup. Your guests will love the rich buttery sauce, so don’t be skimpy!

Grilled Peaches in Honey-Lemon Syrup

This is one of the most common and delicious grilled fruit recipes found in many restaurants in Spain. It can be served both as an appetizer or as a dessert. The heat from the grill brings out the flavor of the honey. The sugary syrup can burn to a crisp, so make sure you turn your peaches often.

Grilled Peaches in Maple Syrup with Maple Popcorn

This recipe is adapted from David Lebovitz’s “The Perfect Scoop.” It’s ideal for an afternoon snack or breakfast; it takes about 15 minutes to prepare. We’ve used maple syrup as a sauce, but you could also use honey or serve them plain. If you’d like to add crunch and saltiness to your dish, replace the maple popcorn with salted almonds or peanuts.

Grilled Bananas with Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate sauce is rich, sweet, chocolaty, and bitter. On its own, it’s delicious, but when used as a sauce for grilled bananas, it’s out of this world! If you need another excuse to grill bananas, which are very easy to prepare, they can be served as a dessert or an afternoon snack. This recipe couldn’t be more straightforward. Just brush the banana with melted butter, drizzle the chocolate sauce on top and toss with chopped nuts or crushed cookies.

Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese And Prosciutto

This is one of my favorite recipes for entertaining guests. It’s a simple appetizer that goes well with any meat, but you could also serve it as a side dish. The combination of salty prosciutto and creamy blue cheese arranged over a juicy piece of watermelon provides the perfect balance of flavors to complement your barbecue.

Grilled Peaches in Honey Bourbon Sauce served over Vanilla Ice Cream

Although it takes less than ten minutes to make, this is certainly not an ordinary dessert. The combination of sweet grilled peaches, the richness of honey and bourbon, and the freshness from vanilla ice cream makes this dish a real treat for any occasion or just for snacking. It’s one of our favorite grilled fruit recipes because it’s so easy to make, yet the flavors are bold.

Peach And Pork Kabobs (Arroz Con Leche)

This simple recipe, can be served as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s best made with fresh peaches, so you’ll need to use firm, ripe fruit. You can also use other fruits such as apples or pears if you’d like. Use them in a fruit compote if they’re not mature enough. Serve the kabobs over rice and top with drizzled honey and fried cinnamon sticks.

Grilled Warm Plums with Gelato

Grilled plums’ bright, tart flavor is the perfect complement to creamy gelato. This is a great combination, particularly in the summer when fresh fruit is abundant, and you want to keep things simple and easy. To make this recipe even easier, substitute good-quality store-bought vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce.

Grilled Peaches with Mozzarella and Thyme

This recipe calls for peaches, a delicious and juicy fruit that goes well with cheese. If you have some fresh thyme on hand, sprinkle it over the peaches to infuse them with flavor while they’re grilling. If you’d like, you could also broil or sauté the peaches before adding them to your ice cream. Even if you don’t have access to a grill, this is still an easy recipe to whip up at home because all of the ingredients are cooked in a frying pan on your stovetop.

Grilled Fruit Skewers with Spiced Yogurt

Fresh fruit skewers are probably one of the simplest desserts you can prepare on your grill. There are two ways to prepare them: by skewering the fruit directly on the grill and then grilling it or by using bamboo skewers so you can hold the fruit in place with a toothpick. The first way works best if you want them grilled more evenly and not overcooked from the side parts that would touch the flame. Since you’ll be sprinkling spices over every piece, it’s best to use fresh fruit for this recipe so your dessert won’t taste too sweet.

Grilled Banana And Nutella Panini

This recipe is kind of like a chewy biscotti, and it also makes a great breakfast. It’s effortless to make and you don’t need to heat the oven. The banana and Nutella combination melted into the bread gives it a fantastic taste, so this makes a great snack at home or a quick and easy breakfast on the go.

Honey Glazed Grilled Pineapple

Honey is an excellent addition to grilled pineapple. It adds a sweet, sticky texture. The honey glaze helps drizzle the pineapple, so you don’t need to use too much sauce. This recipe is ideal for grilling because the honey caramelizes right when the pineapple is done, giving you a taste of heaven on your tongue with every bite.

There are many amazing options for grilling fruit. The natural sugars in fruit caramelize beautifully while they’re grilling. These grilled fruit recipes are sweet, delicious and versatile.

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