Grilled Fruit Salad with Chocolate Drizzle

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

Recipe from diabetes.org

Ingredients

For Sugar-Free Chocolate Sauce

  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/3 cup Splenda
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon Smart Balance

For Grilled Fruit

  • 1 large wooden skewer, soaked in warm water
  • 6 large strawberries, hulled
  • 2 peaches, quartered and stone removed
  • ½ pineapple, sliced into 1”-thick rings (or 1 can pineapple rings in juice, drained)
  • 2 watermelon wedges, rind removed (about ¼ a small watermelon)
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  1.  Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.
  2. In a small saucepan, whisk together cocoa powder, Splenda and water. Bring to a simmer for one minute over medium heat. Whisk in the vanilla and Smart Balance off the heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Skewer the strawberries and other fruit on the soaked wooden skewer. Coat all of the fruit pieces with cooking spray and grill for 3-4 minutes on each just to mark the outside of the fruit. Do not cook all the way through.
  4. Remove from grill and let cool. Cut the fruit into equal sized chunks and combine a medium bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Divide the fruit among six bowls and drizzle each with 1 Tbsp of the chocolate sauce. Any leftover chocolate sauce can be refrigerated in an airtight container and used for up to one week.

Serves 6.

Serving Size: 1 cup of fruit + 1 tablespoon of chocolate sauce

Prep Time 25 min

Nutrition Information Per Serving
CaloriesFatSat. FatTrans FatSodiumCarb.FiberProtein
Grilled Fruit Salad with Chocolate Drizzle1002 g.0.6 g.-15 mg.23 g.3 g.2 g.