Pineapple Appetizer

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"This is a simple and refreshing appetizer with only 3 ingredients. One tbsp of nutmeg sounds like a lot but don't be afraid to try it. The flavour works very well with the pineapple. This recipe comes from More Fun and Flavour with Spices"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (30.5 g)
  • Calories 127.1
  • Total Fat - 2.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.8 mg
  • Sodium - 12.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 25 g
  • Protein - 0.1 g
  • Calcium - 7.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Drain and chill the can of pineapple or, if using fresh pineapple, cut off peel and slice in thin slices then cut slices into wedges.

Step 2

Combine sugar and nutmeg in a small serving bowl and place it in the centre of a serving plate or small tray.

Step 3

Arrange pineapple chunks around the bowl and stick coloured picks into them, ready for guests to dip in the spiced sugar.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



We just loved this recipe! I used a small can of chunk pineapple, as I wasn't sure how it would be, but this is going in my keeper book. This is so clever! DH and I snacked on this while watching a popular chef competition on TV. Made for Billboard tag.

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(10 Jan 2013)