Grilled Fruit Kabobs

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating this simple vegan recipe in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try:

Grilled Fruit Kebabs
(makes 8 servings)

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 apples, cored and cut into 1″ pieces
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
  • 2 peaches, pitted and cut into 1″ pieces
  • 4 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced into 1″ thick sections
  • 4 1″ slices fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 1″ pieces (or 1 can pineapple chunks)
  • 16 strawberries, washed and hulled

Directions:

  1. Prepare grill.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oil, sugar, lime juice, cinnamon and mint. Mix until sugar is dissolved.
  3. If using wooden skewers, soak in water for about 10 minutes to prevent from scorching. Alternate fruit pieces and thread onto skewers.
  4. Brush kebabs with the sugar mixture then place on grill.
  5. Grill kebabs for about 6-8 minutes, turning frequently until fruit starts to brown and is heated through.

Recipe Source: King County Public Health

Flickr Image Credit: ~Prescott

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