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Fruit on kebabs

Nutrition information
Serving: 2 kebabs (198 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 80 (0 from fat)
Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Fat: 0 grams (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 1 gram
Sodium: 0 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 20 gram (3 fiber, 16 sugars)

Recipe tip

Leftover fruit from the kebabs can be used to make a fruit salad or frozen to put in smoothies. If you want to treat yourself to a small bowl of ice cream, use the fruit as healthful topping for a splash of color and an extra boost of nutrition!

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Grilled fruit kebabs

Tropical fruits like pineapple contain nutrients to help protect your body from the sun’s damaging rays on warm summer days.


12 wooden skewers
24 strawberries, stems removed
1/2 of a fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into 1-inch-by-2-inch cubes
3 medium peaches, cut into 1-inch-by-2-inch cubes
*optional: 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar


  1. Soak skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Place one strawberry on the skewer, then alternate between pineapple and peach cubes until you have 9 pieces of fruit on the kebab (4 pineapple cubes, 4 peach cubes). End with one more strawberry. Repeat for each skewer.
  4. Place kebabs on the grill. Grill for 5 to 8 minutes, turning frequently (about every 60 seconds). Sprinkle brown sugar in the last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling, turning several times to coat all sides (if desired*).
  5. Serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1

*Option not included in nutrition facts.


Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

First published: 06/14/2014
Last updated: 06/15/2014

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department