12 Sweet and Smoky Grilled Fruit Recipes

on August 6, 2015


Ready, set, GRILL.

Grilling season isn't over yet! And if you haven't tried your favorite fruit on the grill yet, trust us, you're missing out. Flames have a caramelizing effect on naturally sweet fruits, making grilled fruit a fab addition to everything from salads to flatbreads to dessert.

Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled Peaches with Maple Honey Mascarpone Cheese

This simple, sweet, juicy recipe calls for fresh summer peaches and the sticky goodness of maple syrup, all topped with creamy mascarpone cheese. We have Joyful Healthy Eats to thank for this mouthwatering summer treat.

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Half Baked Harvest

Grilled Avocado Caprese Toast

Avocados are indeed a fruit! Half Baked Harvest has concocted a get-in-my-belly Caprese toast featuring grilled avocados. We're thinking we'll never look at Caprese the same way again.

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Grilled Pineapple Skewers

Ok. If you haven't tried grilled pineapple yet, we highly recommend you find a grill ASAP. Both the sweet and tart elements of pineapple come alive when flames enter the picture. Check out this recipe from Bell'alimento.

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Le Creme de la Crumb

Grilled Glazed Strawberries

Le Creme de la Crumb does it again with this recipe for glazed strawberries. The sweet strawberries slightly caramelize on the grill, and we're big fans of the drizzled glaze that goes on top. Yum.

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Honey Grilled Fruit Lime Vinaigrette

Augment all the sweetness of mango on the hot grill and then top it with this fresh lime vinaigrette. Add a dollop of Mascarpone, and take a deep breath-summer is still around.

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Home Cooking Memories

Grilled Peaches and Cherries with Cinnamon-Honey Syrup

Grilled peaches are a must for summer, and Home Cooking Memories suggests we add cherries with cinnamon-honey syrup to the mix. We're wholeheartedly embracing this suggestion. We think you should too.

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La Receta de la Felicidad

Grilled Grapefruit with Mascarpone

We think grapefruit absolutely belongs on the grill, and so does La Receta de la Felicidad. Instead of sprinkling granulated sugar on a grapefruit in the morning, douse a sliced grapefruit with melted butter and brown sugar for gorgeous, sweet-and-slightly-sour treat.

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How Sweet It Is

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad

Ever grilled watermelon? How Sweet It Is helps us to branch out into new grilling territory with this Caprese salad featuring (you guessed it) grilled watermelon. Just imagine the possibilities for presentation here...

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Jo Cooks

Grilled Peach Flatbreads

Thanks to Jo Cooks, we've found the ultimate summer flatbread. Prosciutto, grilled peaches, basil and mozzarella make for a mediterranean flatbread with distinctly peachy undertones you won't be forgetting any time soon.

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Cook the Story

Grilled Pears

These grilled pears from Cook the Story are almost too good to be true. They're simple to make and full of caramel and chocolate-and finished off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. What more would you want?

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The Pioneer Woman

Grilled Nectarine Salad

Grilled nectarines are a must for sweet and smoky summer salads. This recipe from The Pioneer Woman features spring greens, gorgonzola and sliced almonds, all surrounded perfectly charred nectarine halves.

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The Garum Factory

Grilled Figs with Creme Fraiche and Chestnut Honey

Hosting a summer dinner party? Look to The Garum Factory.The stunning presentation and unexpected ingredients in this dish are sure to impress.

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