Grilled Pineapple and Avocado Salad

Posted by Heart Niagara on

Serves: 12


  • 2 small pineapples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 avocado, diced and peeled


1. Prepare grill and set on a medium heat.

2. Pat pineapple dry with paper towels.

3. In a small bowl, combine sugar and red pepper. Sprinkle pineapple evenly with sugar mixture.

4. On a grill coated with cooking spray, place pineapple and grill for about 4 minutes per side or until golden.

5. Cool pineapple completely and chop into bite sized chunks. 

6. In a large bowl, add pineapple, lettuce and remaining ingredients. Toss well and serve.

Nutritional information per serving: Protein 1.5g Total fat 3.1g Carbohydrates 14.5g Calories 78 Sodium 298mg Cholesterol 18mg Fibre 2.2g