Let’s Grill: A Giveaway & Recipe for Grilled Fruit Salad

Who’s ready to get their grill on with an awesome giveaway? We’re Parents set up this giveaway with a prize value of $500+ for one lucky winner and asked over 15 blogging friends to join her. Of course I said YES and today I am sharing this deliciously easy and healthy grilled mix fruit to celebrate. Make sure you visit the rest of the links below for some more amazing tips and recipes to make your summer grilling truly spectacular.

Grilled Fruit Salad #LetsGrill

Who doesn’t love a nice grilled dinner? I love grilling anytime of the year but summer and grilling go hand in hand at our house. I have grilled everything. And by everything I mean bacon and meatballs have in fact hit my grill. One of my new favorite things to grill is fruit. Grilled pineapple? Divine. Grilled watermelon? Let’s not talk about it. Grilled grapefruit? Where have you been all my life?

The first time I grilled grapefruit it slipped out of the peel so easily that I thought why not use the grapefruit shell as a bowl and make a deliciously healthy grilled fruit dessert? It was love at first thought and so I created. After just one spoonful of this amazing fruit salad I may never go back to traditional fresh fruit salad. It’s so good you won’t believe it isn’t “real” dessert.

Grilled fruit salad is perfect as a dinner side, a guilt-free dessert, or topping for ice cream or angel food cake.  Homemade whipped cream would be a perfect finish if you are looking for just a teeny tiny bit of guilt with that dessert. You could even use it to top your morning oatmeal or pancakes.

grilled mixed fruit in grapefruit bowl

Grilled Fruit Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 large pink grapefruit
  • 3 – 1/2-1 inch thick slices fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup cherries, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons caramelized honey

Directions

  • Pre-heat grill on medium/high for just a few minutes.
  • Put cherries, blueberries, and honey in a small cast iron skillet on the grill.
  • Put slices of pineapple and grapefruit cut side down on the grill.
  • Close lid and let cook for 5 minutes.
  • Check fruit for grill marks and flip. Give fruit in pan a stir.
  • Cover and let grill another 5-7 minutes.
  • Pull fruit off grill.
  • Dice pineapple.
  • Run paring knife around inside edge of grapefruit, then gently turn peel partially inside out to release as much of grapefruit as possible. Scrape out remaining grapefruit and remove separators and pulp.
  • Mix together all fruit in pan.
  • Fill grapefruit shells and serve.

Makes 2 grapefruit bowls with enough fruit left over for 1 more person. I say eat the leftovers before you serve so no one is the wiser that there were extras.

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Oh yeah, I mentioned a grilling giveaway, didn’t I?

A huge thank you to our amazing sponsors for making this happen! We couldn’t have pulled off this huge event for all our readers without the help of: BrylaneHome, Hampton’s Lane, and Mr Bar B Q !

Let's Grill Giveaway Features

Like we said earlier, there are more than 15 other bloggers participating in this great event so make sure to check out their posts too!

Burger Recipes

We’re Parents!?– Italian BBQ burgers

Courtney’s Sweets – Grilled Chicken BLT Burgers

O’boy Organic – Grilled California Buffalo Burger

Other Grilled Meat Recipes

Momma Lew – Chicken & Peppers Shish Kabobs

Open Hands – Honey BBQ Salmon

Motherhood Community – That’s The Rub (Steak Rub)

Raising A Family On A Budget – Sticky Sweet BBQ Ribs

Defining Dad – Rosemary Had a Little Lamb

Grilled Vegetable and Fruit Side Recipes

Diapered Knights – Gourmet Grilled Carrots

Real: The Kitchen & Beyond – Grilled Mixed Fruit w/ Grapefruit Bowl

Mom-Blog – Grilled Beets Salad

Grilled Desserts

Know Your Produce – Grilled Pineapple with Pound Cake

The Suburban Soapbox Grilled Campfire Quesadilla – aka Smores Quesadilla

Giggles Gobbles and Gulps– Grilled Plantains Banana Split

Other Grilled Recipes

Souffle Bombay – Grilled Mushroom Poppers / Grilled Mushrooms Stuffed w/ Cheese, Jalapeno & Bacon

Mommy Snapped – Grilled pizza

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The Grand Prize winner will receive a BrylaneHome Grilling Gazebo, one month subscription to Hampton’s Lane, and grilling accessories from Mr. Bar B-Q including, a grill pizza stone, cast iron fajita platter set, and a Triple Fish Basket.

Visit We’re Parents to learn more about these companies, to check out the Let’s Grill bloggers’ posts, and more by clicking HERE.

Disclosure: We’re Parents and the blogs participating are not responsible for prize fulfillment/shipment. We’re Parents received the items mentioned above to review at no cost and was not monetarily compensated for hosting this giveaway, nor were we compensated in any way for the promotion of this giveaway. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and any other social media are not affiliated with this giveaway.

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Heather McCurdy writes at Real: The Kitchen and Beyond, where she provides easy, affordable recipes for busy families, allowing women to embrace the budget and spend more time with their families without the guilt of needing perfection.

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Comments

    • says

      Now you can take this idea and soar with other grilled fruit ideas. Sky is the limit. I have all sorts of summer grilling plans. Meat, veggie, and fruit all on the grill. Healthy, delicious, less pots and pans.

  1. christy karch says

    Grilled fruit salad is something ive never heard of and the grapefruit is an interesting touch.

    • says

      Easiest thing ever. I want to try adding some infused honey after I flip it over to finish next time. Maybe a little crystallized ginger. Mmm.

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