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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 124.3
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.9 mg
  • Sodium: 38.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Grilled Fruit with Strawberry Dip


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Introduction

On the grill your favorite fresh fruit picks up new and unique flavor!

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research
On the grill your favorite fresh fruit picks up new and unique flavor!

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research


Ingredients

    8 oz. part-skim ricotta cheese1 16-oz. package frozenstrawberries, sweetened2 Tbsp. plain non-fat yogurt1/4 tsp. dried, ground ginger8 strawberries, halved4 peaches, halved or quartered8 chunks pineapple4 plums, nectarines, or papayas, halved1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 tsp. granulated sugar

Directions

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

2. 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 (1 kebob with approx. 3 oz dip.)

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer and educates the public about the results.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    loved this it was great but i omited the sugar and added the splenda - 3/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yes, the vinegar will prevent browning (and yes, the same result could be attained using lemon- or lime juice), but a high-quality, aged balsamico enhances the flavor of many fruits, particularly the ones in this recipe. It adds a richness and depth that you simply won't get from a citrus acid. - 9/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good and asn easy way to get a lot of fruit in. The better the quality of Balsamic vinegar, the better this is. - 3/2/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good! The dip is a little tart though, so I mixed it with fat-free cool whip. - 6/6/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Grilled fruit is so good and this dipping sauce is terrific too. We use this dish as a side when bbqing ribs or chicken and it's great for anytime. - 3/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    DECADENT... - 3/5/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this was a very delicous recipe - 3/2/08

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  • excellent! In the future, though, I think I'll cut the larger fruits into smaller pieces than recommended...also, this makes a LOT of dip. I could have easily cut it in 1/4ths and still had enough for my family. - 9/16/10

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  • Didn't actually get to grill the fruit, so I'm just commenting on the dip portion. It was very good, had a good strawberry flavor too it, and was tart but I enjoyed the tart with the sweet fruit. Not a fan of the gritty texture of ricotta and this was very gritty to me, so I didn't enjoy it much. - 6/28/10

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  • I really woudl love to try this one next tiem we grill out. YUMMY!!! - 6/2/10

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  • what a great recipe to bring to a gathering Thanks for sharing! - 6/2/10

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We've often grilled peach or nectarine halves that I've basted with agave or honey and sprinkled with ginger so this will be fun to try! I especially like the idea of the dip. - 3/9/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think this is going to be a grand addition to summer bbq parties! I'm always looking for something to serve not only with the fruit but also at the end of the meal that is both tasty and sweet tooth satisfying! Can't wait to try it! (Especially with the balsamic vinigar). - 3/9/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I will try it this evening. - 3/9/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Putting this in my cook book. sounds great. Can't wait to try it!! - 3/9/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious with fresh fruit as well - 3/7/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I've never tried a recipe like this before. - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I haven't done grilled fruit so would like to try it. thanks - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sound dellicious, I will try it when the grilling season starts. I wold try some prune flavored balsamic it is yummy in itself. - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good. I will try them this weekend - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    When the family barbeques I will give this a try. Will give me something special to eat. - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds Great!! - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious. - 3/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm BBQ'ing this weekend. Shall try this recipe. It looks good. - 9/5/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What is the purpose of the vinegar? To keep the fruits from browning (turning color) or to keep the fruits basted so they won't dry out? Could lemon juice do the same thing? Sounds like a lot of work to go through when you could just dip the fresh fruits in the ricotta-strawberry mixture. - 9/5/08

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