Tequila and Lime Baked Pineapple
Tequilan and Lime Baked Pineapple might be just the beverage you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 222 calories, 2g of protein, and 0g of fat each. This recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have lime juice, tequila, sugar, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, fodmap friendly, and vegan diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 25 hours.
Stir together tequila, lime juice, and sugar until sugar is dissolved.
Peel pineapple with a large sharp knife, keeping crown of leaves attached. Trim bottom.
Cut along each side of diagonal row of eyes that spirals down pineapple, forming a V-shaped channel.
Cut out channel and eyes and repeat procedure with remaining rows of eyes.
Lay pineapple on its side, then, beginning at base and moving upward, carefully cut pineapple lengthwise in half through leaves, keeping leaves attached.
Cut out core from each half and pull out some of long innermost leaves so no leaves are longer than about 7 inches.
Arrange pineapple halves, flat sides down, in a glass or ceramic 13- by 9-inch baking dish, then pierce all over and all the way through with a skewer.
Stir tequila mixture and spoon over pineapple.
Lay a sheet of wax paper over pineapple and bake in middle of oven, basting with juices every 10 minutes, until pineapple is tender and slightly caramelized, about 50 minutes. Halve pineapple halves lengthwise and serve with any juices remaining in baking dish.
• Pineapple can be baked 3 hours ahead. Reheat, covered with wax paper, in a 350°F oven until heated through, 15 to 20 minutes.
Each serving about 138 calories and less than 1 gram fat.