Eat Smart  |  Posted 10.06.14

Grilled Fruit with Strawberry Dip

Grilled Fruit with Strawberry Dip

Serve grilled fruit with sauce on side.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 Tbsp plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp dried, ground ginger
  • 8 strawberries, halved
  • 4 peaches, halved or quartered
  • 8 chunks pineapple
  • 4 plums, nectarines, or papayas, halved
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar

Instructions

In a blender, purée cheese, strawberries, yogurt and ginger together until smooth. Refrigerate the dip for 2 hours before grilling fruit.

When ready to grill fruit, thread pieces of prepared fruit onto 8 skewers. Mix together vinegar and sugar. Grill fruit until lightly browned, turning frequently and brushing with vinegar mixture during grilling.

Serve grilled fruit with sauce on side.

Makes 8 servings.

Per serving: 102 calories, 2 g. total fat (1 g. saturated fat), 18 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. protein, 2 g. dietary fiber, 40 mg. sodium.

Source: American Institute for Cancer Research