Pineapple with Mint

Updated February 23, 2016

This fruit platter makes a refreshing end to any meal.

Nutritional Benefits: low fat.

Prepare ahead:

The fruit can be chilled up to 3 hours before serving.Good with thick Greek yogurt.


Preparation Time20 min

Preparation Time - Text20 mins, plus chilling



Total Timeunder 1 hour

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionBuffet, Casual Dinner Party, Family Get-together

Recipe Coursedessert

Dietary Considerationhealthy, low-fat

Mealdinner, lunch

Taste and Texturefruity, herby, juicy, sweet, tart

Type of Dishdessert, fruit


  • 1 large ripe pineapple
  • 1 pomegranate
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp dark rum (optional)


Using a sharp knife, cut the peel from the pineapple. Quarter lengthwise. Cut out and discard the woody core from each quarter then thinly slice the pineapple crosswise. Arrange on a large platter.

Cut the pomegranate in half and remove the seeds, discarding the membranes. Scatter the seeds over the pineapple. Sprinkle the lime juice over the fruit.

Combine the lime zest, mint, and brown sugar in a small bowl. Sprinkle over the fruit, with the rum, if using. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, until chilled.


Pineapple with Chile

Dissolve ¼ cup sugar in ½ cup water. Add 1 finely diced chile and boil for 10 minutes, or until syrupy. Serve poured over the pineapple slices.



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