7 Purposes for the Pineapple

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7 Purposes for the Pineapple

Pineapple Empanaditas

These miniature empanadas are a tender pastry dough wrapped around pineapple filling. They are just the right size for afternoon tea.

Click here for the recipe: Pineapple Empanaditas

Pineapple-Coconut Sorbet

When you're not in the mood for ice cream, try something a little more exotic with this sorbet.

Click here for the recipe: Pineapple-Coconut Sorbet

Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight after assembling these quick parfaits.

Click here for the recipe: Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

Pineapple, Mango, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Pairing pineapple and coconut goes even more tropical with juicy mango. This vibrant dish will literally brighten up your day!

Click here for the recipe: Pineapple, Mango, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Curried Pineapple & Dried Fig Salsa

The combination of figs, pineapple, coconut and curry gives this salsa a pleasing sweet-and-spicy taste that pairs well with full-flavored entrees, such as broiled seafood, pan-seared shrimp, barbecued pork or lamb.

Click here for the recipe: Curried Pineapple & Dried Fig Salsa

Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

Glistening like sticky buns, these unusual muffins are packed with wholesome ingredients, such as vegetables, fruit and whole grains. That way, you can feel good about serving them to your family!

Click here for the recipe: Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

One sweet, tangy and salty mixture does double-duty as marinade and sauce. Toasted sesame seeds provide a nutty and attractive accent.

Click here for the recipe: Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

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A pineapple is a healthy and tropical fruit that can help bring an average, bland dish to life. This fresh fruit can be combined with countless ingredients to create fresh-tasting and delicious main courses, desserts and beverages.

Our list of top pineapple recipes makes the most of this fruit with meals and desserts including muffins and salsa. Click through our list and freshen up your desserts with a slice of this fruit, or add a sweet-and-savory blend of flavor to your next dinner.

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