Spicy grilled fruit

Spicy grilled fruit with vanilla yoghurt

Category: Dessert | Serves: 6

Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10-15 minutes


3 tablespoons clear honey

2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice

2 teaspoons ground mixed spice

1 ripe mango, peeled and flesh sliced off the stone

1 small pineapple, peeled, cored and sliced

2 eating apples, peeled, cored and sliced

2 pears, peeled, cored and sliced

175g (6oz) half-fat Greek-style natural yoghurt

150g (5 1/2 oz) pot low fat natural yoghurt

Few drops of vanilla extract or essence

  1. Preheat grill to high. In small bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons honey with the apple juice and mixed spice; set aside.
  2. Cover grill-rack with foil. Lay half the prepared fruit slices on grill rack. Drizzle over half the spiced honey mixture. Grill for about 10 minutes or until slightly softened, turning fruit once. Remove fruit to a serving platter and keep warm while you repeat with remaining fruit and honey mixture.
  3. Meanwhile, put Greek-style and low fat natural yoghurts in bowl with vanilla extract or essence and remaining honey. Stir gently to mix well.
  4. Serve warm grilled fruit with vanilla yoghurt spooned alongside.

Cook’s tips

  • Use ground cinnamon or ginger in place of mixed spice. Replace 1 tablespoon apple juice with brandy, if desired. This grilled fruit is also delicious served for breakfast or brunch.

Nutritional information

Spicy Grilled Fruit with Vanilla Yoghurt