Sweet, tangy, citrusy pineapple: the star of both sweet and savory recipes! It makes a delicious dessert, but also pairs so well with entrees to make an amazing flavor combination. Check out these 15 recipes from our Food Monster App to find out how to use pineapple in all your recipes for added brightness and tastiness!
1. Griddled Chilli Pineapple, Mixed Greens and Marie Rose
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This Griddled Chili Pineapple, Mixed Greens and Marie Rose from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi is the best good sweet-and-sour combination. Eaten on its own or as part of a big feast this salad usually goes down a treat. It helps that it looks pretty too!
2. Pineapple Baked Ham
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The holiday ham, adorned with pineapple rings, is a magazine cover-ready classic. With this Pineapple Baked Ham from Plant-Based Meats by Robin Asbell, you can stroll down memory lane with a plant-based version, complete with a layer of white “fat” wrapped around it and a sweet, pineapple glaze.
3. Carrot Orange Pineapple Detox Juice
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4. BBQ Chickpea Sliders With Pineapple Slaw
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These BBQ Chickpea Sliders With Pineapple Slaw from Frugal Vegan use nothing but chickpeas, BBQ sauce and a few seasonings to create the savory, delicious filling on these bad boys. These are best served with this pineapple slaw to add just the right amount of sweetness and crunch for an irresistible party snack or summery dinnertime dish.
5. Pineapple and Cashew Stir Fry with Caramelized Tofu
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Pineapples and caramelized tofu makes this Pineapple and Cashew Stir Fry With Caramelized Tofu by Stephanie Davies even more interesting than your ordinary stir-fry. A perfect dinner for summer, or for any occasion you’re craving some fresh veggies!
6. Copycat Dole Whip
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Bring Disneyworld/land into your home with this homemade dole whip recipe! This Copycat Dole Whip from Holly Jade is quick & easy to make, perfect to nibble on during the hotter days in the sun. It contains natural pineapple which is not only nutritious but very refreshing. This dessert/snack will become your favorite summer treat!
7. Grilled Pineapple With Sweet and Hot Sriracha Marinade
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Pineapple is a delicious fruit on its own, but if you let it caramelize for a few minutes on high heat, it lifts the whole taste experience to another level. This Grilled Pineapple With Sweet and Hot Sriracha Marinade from Gloria Sucic is coated in a hot and sweet sriracha marinade that combines the earthiness of thyme, the sweetness of maple syrup, and the tangy, hot flavor of sriracha sauce.
8. Pineapple Massaman Curry
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The flavor combination in this Pineapple Massaman Curry from Kirsten Kaminski is out of this world! The secret to the creamy texture of the curry is quite obvious – peanut butter! The pineapple makes the curry so refreshing and sweet. It goes perfectly with plain rice and some cilantro on top but feel free to be creative and modify it to satisfy your taste buds!
9. Barbecue Chickpea Hawaiian Bowls
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The barbecue chickpeas in this Barbecue Chickpea Hawaiian Bowls from Alison Edmund pair perfectly with the sweet pineapple. Pick a barbecue sauce that is not very sweet to help keep flavors balanced. These vegan and gluten-free bowls take only 20 minutes to make!
10. Mango Sorbet With Banana and Pineapple
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11. Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice Bowl
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The star of this Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice Bowl from Plant Power Bowls by Sapana Chandra is the pineapple, which peaks in late spring and into early summer and adds a subtle sweetness to an otherwise savory compilation of vegetables, including mushrooms and peppers. Unlike traditional fried rice, this bowl uses cauliflower rice.
12. Pineapple Pizza Tacos
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In need of a shortcut to a perfectly crispy and thin pizza crust? Try tortillas! These Pineapple Pizza Tacos from Ella Suihko are topped with roasted chickpeas, corn, juicy pineapple, creamy avocado, and a drizzle of Sriracha.
13. Pineapple Mojito Smoothie
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14. Pineapple Teriyaki Portobello Burger
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This Pineapple Teriyaki Portobello Burger from Gabrielle St. Claire will quickly become one of your faves! This recipe involves only a handful of ingredients. The marinade encompasses staple ingredients you should always have in your kitchen and packs a hint of sweet, a hint of heat, has multiple textures, and aesthetic appeal!
15. BBQ Jackfruit and Pineapple Pizza
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Yeah, you read that right! BBQ jackfruit, your favorite pulled pork vegan substitute, is the topping on this super cheesy, homemade BBQ Jackfruit and Pineapple Pizza from Mindful Avocado. This pie is great to share with friends and family on a rainy movie night or the perfect indulgent treat you can enjoy all by yourself.
Need more pineapple recipes? Check out 20 Sweet and Savory Pineapple Recipes for Summer and our Pineapple Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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