Roasted Pineapple with Honey and Pistachios

If the recipe looks goods that’s because it is sooo good.  I tried this recipe on a Sunday afternoon and so easy to make this is what I did to prepare for this delish dish, by the it was soooo good I had it twice.  I do my best to eat healthy that’s why I’m sharing this healthy pineapple dish with you.  Pineapple is good for you and has so many health benefits as well as Pistachios and the probiotics in yogurt can help in maintaining a healthy bacteria necessary for a balanced digestive system.  The Ingredients are

  • 1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 medium ripe pineapple, peeled, cored, cut lengthwise into 8 wedges
  • 1/4 cup crème fraîche or yogurt
  • 1/3 cup natural unsalted pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh mint leaves

Preheat oven to 450°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Stir first 3 ingredients in a large bowl until sugar dissolves. Add pineapple; toss to coat. Let marinate, tossing occasionally, for 10 minutes. Place pineapple, one flat side down, on prepared sheet; reserve marinade.

Roast pineapple for 15 minutes. Turn, brush with marinade, and roast until tender and caramelized, 10–15 minutes. Drizzle remaining marinade over; let cool slightly.

Divide pineapple among plates. Spoon crème fraîche alongside. Garnish with nuts and mint.  Thanks Bon Appetit.  When you friends over please be sure to share this delish desert.



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