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Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Terry Walters_Pineapple Salsa recipe

I enjoy this salsa more than any other. . .that is when I can keep my family from eating the grilled pineapple on its journey from the grill to the bowl. You’ll know what I mean soon enough. . .

Terry Walters_Pineapple Salsa recipe

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Terry Walters
Course Appetizer, Dip, Side Dish, Topping
Servings 3 cups (depending on the size of the pineapple)


  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 2 jalapeños, quartered lengthwise and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for grilling
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sea salt


  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Cut off pineapple's outer skin and cut into thin slices (1/4- to 1/3-inch). Rub pineapple slices and jalapeño strips with olive oil and place on grill. Reduce heat to medium and grill 2 minutes per side. Remove from grill and set aside to cool slightly.
  • In bowl, combine tomatoes and red onion. Chop grilled pineapple and jalapeños and add to bowl. Drizzle with lime juice and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Fold in cilantro and season with sea salt. Toss to combine and serve at room temperature or refrigerate in airtight container.


Eat Clean Live Well by Terry Walters. Photos by Julie Bidwell.Reprinted with permission from Eat Clean Live Well by Terry Walters, © 2014. Published by Sterling Epicure, an imprint of Sterling Publishing, New York. Photos by Julie Bidwell. 
Keyword Grilling, Onion, Pineapple, Tomatoes

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