Pineapple With Tequila & Mint

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"This is out of my Mexican recipe say this light, chilled desert is a refreshing way to finish a Mexican spread. For a more collaborate dish, accompany the pineapple with a scoop of good-quality pineapple sherbet."

Original recipe yields 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (97.2 g)
  • Calories 55
  • Total Fat - 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 1.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.5 g
  • Sugars - 8.4 g
  • Protein - 0.3 g
  • Calcium - 5.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 24.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Using a sharp knife, cut off the top and bottom of the pineapple. Place upright on a board, then slice off the skin, cutting downward. Cut in half, remove the core if wished, then cut the flash into chunks.

Step 2

Place the pineapple in a bowl and sprinkling with sugar, lemon juice, and tequila.

Step 3

Toss the pineapple to coat well, then cover and chill until ready to serve.

Step 4

To serve, arrange on a serving plate and sprinkling with the mint strips.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Tasty way to serve pineapple! While I liked the hint of mint from the marinating process, I did not like the actual little pieces of mint. It wasn't hard to pick them out, though!

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(18 May 2018)