Recipe: Grilled Fruit and Balsamic Kabobs

Fruit KabobsOlder kids can help you put fruit on skewers. Adults and kids alike will love the tart-sweet balsamic glaze. You’ll need eight or more 9-12-inch skewers.



Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes


  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups watermelon chunks
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 16-ounce package strawberries (stems discarded)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil


  • If your skewers are wood, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes.

  • Heat grill to medium-high heat.

  • Poke fruit onto the skewers. Try to fit 2 pieces of each kind of fruit on each skewer. Place onto a platter or a baking sheet.

  • In a small bowl, mix vinegar, honey and oil. Whisk together. Brush balsamic-honey mixture on fruit with a basting brush.

  • Place fruit kabobs on grill. Turning a two or three times and baste with remaining balsamic-honey mixture. Cook until fruit is caramelized about 8 to 10 minutes. Serve!


Per Serving (two 9-inch skewers)

Calories: 199, Total Fat 4.1g, Saturated Fat 0.3g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium: 5.2mg, Total Carbohydrate: 43.1g, Fiber 5.3g, Sugar: 29.9g, Protein: 2.4g

Recipe copyright © 2016 American Heart Association.