16 Fresh Pineapple Recipes

Oatmeal With Pineapple and Mint
Photo: Danny Kim

Add a punch of tropical flair with these sweet and tangy dishes, desserts, and drinks.

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Oatmeal With Pineapple and Mint

Oatmeal With Pineapple and Mint
Danny Kim

Give your morning oatmeal a tropical lift by topping with chopped pineapple.

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Cottage Cheese With Minted Pineapple

Cottage Cheese With Minted Pineapple
Charles Masters

Think cottage cheese is too boring? Dress it up with sweet pineapple and bright pomegranate seeds.

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Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie

Carrot-pineapple smoothie
Grant Cornett

Whip up this healthy, dairy-free drink in just 5 minutes.

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Kale Smoothie With Pineapple and Banana

Kale Smoothie With Pineapple and Banana
Christopher Baker

Use coconut milk to give this smoothie a creamy, rich consistency.

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Carrot Slaw With Pineapple and Peanuts

Carrot Slaw With Pineapple and Peanuts
Paul Sirisalee

This crisp, sweet-and-tangy side can be made up to 8 hours ahead.

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Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos With Black Bean Salad

Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos With Black Bean Salad
José Picayo

Thread the shrimp and pineapple onto skewers and broil for a quick, tasty taco filling.

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Pork and Pineapple Kebabs

Pork and Pineapple Kebabs
Grant Cornett

The pineapple lends a sweet juiciness to the lean cubes of pork.

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Beef and Pineapple Tacos

Beef and Pineapple Tacos
Charles Masters

For added kick, you can marinate the steak in lime juice, chili powder, and sliced garlic for 15 minutes before cooking.

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Red Curry Salmon With Bok Choy and Pineapple Slaw

Red Curry Salmon With Bok Choy and Pineapple Slaw
Sang An

The crisp, refreshing slaw balances out the spicy fish.

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Jerk Chicken With Seared Pineapple

Jerk Chicken With Seared Pineapple
Paul Sirisalee

Sweet, caramelized pineapple spears help cut through the chicken's zesty rub.

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Glazed Pork Tenderloin With Pineapple Slaw

Glazed Pork Tenderloin With Pineapple Slaw
Romulo Yanes
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Tropical Dog

Tropical Dog
John Lawton

Give standard ballpark franks a fun twist with chopped fresh pineapple, sweet red cherry peppers, and cilantro.

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Pineapple, Lime, and Coconut Spritzer

Pineapple, Lime, and Coconut Spritzer
Danny Kim

Garnish this tropical cooler—made with pineapple juice, coconut water, and fresh lime juice—with a fresh pineapple spear before serving.

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Sparkling Pineapple Ginger Ale

Sparkling Pineapple Ginger Ale Mocktail Recipe
Yunhee Kim

Add a little rum to turn this refreshingly fizzy drink into an instant cocktail.

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Piña Colada

Pina Colada
Charles Masters

If you're looking for a tropical escape, you can't go wrong with this classic drink.

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Charles Masters

The caramel and fruit juices soak into the cake, making a deliciously decadent dessert.

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