During this difficult time of Corona virus outbreak, how can we as women cope better and support each other? Check our special feed and learn more!

5 Interesting Pineapple Recipes For Days When You Want Something Different!

Posted: January 14, 2020

With its crown and tart taste, pineapple is quite a delectable fruit. But why eat it the usual way when you can make five interesting pineapple recipes?

Pineapple- a fruit that possesses distinct taste and is capable of making any recipe nutritious and delectable. It isn’t just a beautiful looking fruit but is loaded with antioxidants and a blend of nutrients like vitamin A, and vitamin C, iron, calcium, folate, magnesium, potassium, beta-carotene, among others.

Want to experiment with the amazing flavour of pineapple this winter season? Here are some recipes that will definitely win over your taste-buds.

Let’s let the lovely pineapple do the talking!

Pineapple and peach breakfast bowl

Here’s what you need

Two sliced pineapples, one cup peach diced, one ripe mango, peeled and cut in cubes. You will also need a cup of almond/ soy milk, some vanilla essence, a cup of oats, 1 tea spoon roasted sunflower seeds. Some mint leaves, a few cherries and a few pineapples to garnish.

Method

Blend the pineapple, peach, mango, almond/ soy milk and vanilla essence till the mixture is smooth. Place it in a bowl and add oats to the mix. Refrigerate this mix overnight for a better taste. The next day, blend the mix till it is smooth.
Remove it in serving bowls and garnish with sunflower seeds, pineapple pieces and mint leaves.

Voila! A delicious dish ready to eat!

Pineapple lichee frappe-

What you need

One pineapple cleaned and sliced, some mint leaves, five to six lichees, one teaspoon lemon juice, a handful of mint leaves to garnish.

Method

In a juicer, blend all the ingredients and ice, if needed. Garnish with mint leaves and add a flavoured straw.

Pineapple frappe ready for you!

Pineapple and carrot tossed salad

What you need

One sliced pineapple, two medium carrots, grated, 1/4th of a cup roasted peanuts, one tea spoon olive oil, some mint leaves, two tablespoon chopped coriander. And some salt to taste, wit some black pepper, oregano and some sesame seeds. You may also use vinegar for some added tanginess!

Method

In a bowl, add all the ingredients and toss them together. Except the mint and coriander leaves, you need them for garnishing later.

Refrigerate the mixture for six to eight hours, then add the coriander and mint on top!

Pineapple and cottage cheese bonanza

What you need-

One pineapple, sliced, one cup crumbled cottage cheese (paneer), one tea spoon honey, one tea spoon lemon juice, some chopped mint leaves. You will also need one tea spoon roasted flaxseeds and two table spoons of pomegranate seeds.

Method

Crumble the paneer in a bowl and keep it aside. In another bowl, toss pineapple, honey, lemon juice and mint leaves. Keep it for about 10-15 minutes

After 15 minutes, add the pineapple mix to the crumbled cottage cheese and toss well. Garnish with roasted flaxseeds and pomegranate seeds.

Roasted pineapple with lemon

What you need

One pineapple, slides into cubes, one fourth tea spoon red chilli powder or red chilli flakes, one fourth of a tea spoon black pepper powder, some dried basil. You will also need rock salt for taste, one tablespoon olive oil or canola oil and some lemon juice.

Method

In a bowl, toss the pineapple with the rest of the ingredients, except the oil and let it marinate for half an hour. Then, in a non-stick pan, add oil and roast the pineapple slices till they’re golden brown. You can also place some pineapple pieces on a skewer and top it with hung curd dip or some non-fat home-made mayonnaise.

Picture credits: Pexels

Liked this post?

Register at Women's Web to get our weekly mailer and never miss out on our events, contests & best reads! Or - get a couple of really cool reads on your phone every day - click here to join our Telegram channel.

Women's Web is an open platform that publishes a diversity of views. Individual posts do not necessarily represent the platform's views and opinions at all times. If you have a complementary or differing point of view, sign up and start sharing your views too!

A Nutritionist, Clinical Dietitian, Speaker, health/fitness blogger, online show host,menu planner, menstrual health

Learn More

How To Combine Career With Motherhood

Comments

Share your thoughts! [Be civil. No personal attacks. Longer comment policy in our footer!]

Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

Do you want to be part of a network curated for working women?