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Pineapple, Basil, and Cucumber

Grill pineapple to give it a charred touch before tossing it with basil and cucumber.

  • servings: 4
Photography: Raymond Hom

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cored pineapple, cut into 1/3-inch-thick half- or quarter-moons
  • 1 small cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced on the bias
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves (torn if large)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Cook's Note

Serve this side with grilled shrimp.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat grill to high. Grill pineapple until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes per side. Let cool. Toss with cucumber, basil, olive oil, and salt. Sprinkle with pepper.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, June 2011

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