Grilled Pineapple Mock-Colada
Prep: 15 minutes plus cooling
Grill: 5 minutes • Serves: 4
Nonstick cooking spray
4 maraschino cherries
4 (3-inch) toothpicks
3 cups ice
1-1/2 cups piña colada mix
1/2 cup mango juice
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Spray both sides of pineapple with cooking spray; place on hot grill rack, cover and cook 5 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once. Transfer pineapple to cutting board; cool completely.
2. Cut 1 pineapple slice into 8 (1-inch) pieces; alternately thread pineapple pieces and cherries onto toothpicks.
3. In blender, purée ice, piña colada mix, juices and remaining 4 pineapple slices on high until smooth. Makes about 6 cups.
4. Pour pineapple mixture into 4 (12-ounce) glasses; garnish with fruit toothpicks.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 Mock-Colada):
247 Calories, 6g Fat (4g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol,
24mg Sodium, 49g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 1g Protein
For a more traditional piña colada, add 1/2 cup silver rum to blender with other ingredients.