nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 108
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Total Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 3 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 12 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Hawaiian-Style Sweet-and-Sour Roasted Pineapple and Bell Peppers

Hawaiian-style Sweet-and-Sour Roasted Pineapple and Bell Peppers

Serves 6

This tropical medley is a fresh alternative to a vegetable side dish. To stretch it into a main dish for four, top with 1 cup of roasted cashews and serve it over steamed rice.
  • 3 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cubed (1 ½ cups)
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into thin wedges (1 ½ cups)
  • 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs. dark or light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs. sweetened coconut flakes, optional
  • 1 Tbs. lime juice

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange pineapple cubes, red bell pepper cubes, and red onion wedges on ungreased rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with toasted sesame oil and vegetable oil, sprinkle with brown sugar, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Toss to coat.
2. Roast pineapple mixture on center oven rack 30 minutes, or until lightly browned, turning once. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sweetened coconut flakes, if using, then drizzle with lime juice. Remove to serving bowl and toss well to combine. Serve hot or at room temperature.

May/June 2010 p.26

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comments

I doubled the Brown Sugar and the Lime juice. Served over white rice and drizzled soy sauce over it and the rice on the plate. Very good, hubby liked and will serve again. It says SERVES 6 but I don't think this would even serve 4 people who are normal eaters. We each had one big plate with rice and this, and only a small amount left for my husband to have a second half plate. I loved this and recommend using fresh pineapple if at all possible. I don't think canned would be as good

Elaine Sotko - 2015-05-13 02:47:25

This is a wonderful recipe. I have made this many times and served it to company. Everyone loves it. I don't add the brown sugar, lime juice or coconut to it. As far as protein is concerned you can use a chicken breast replacement put out by Quorn for the vegetarian people and serve regular chicken breast for the non vegetarians if needed. I serve the protein part separately.

usirish - 2015-05-08 20:55:21

Did it. It was not bad. I think it lacked some sauce, maybe teriyaki cause as previous comment suggests would improve the taste. I added almond flakes to make it a bit more crispy.

Strawberry_Chick - 2015-04-17 14:09:47

Good recepie.

Vandana - 2015-04-16 01:43:07

Delish! To the finished product, i also added crispy wonton strips and teriyaki sauce

lilly - 2015-01-21 23:40:56

Where is the protein? Can't live on veggies and rice!! Tofu, seitan, beans-something! Over Quinoa instead of rice?

Angeline Wright Meyer - 2015-01-16 22:41:46

Just had this for dinner. It was good - but too sweet. You can easily omit the brown sugar because when you bake the pineapple it Carmelizes it, making it sweet anyway. Ditto with the coconut flakes.

Jen - 2014-07-30 23:44:38

I am a subscriber to Vegetarian Times and love this recipe. I tore it out and now cannot find it. Thanks for having it available online. What's for dinner tonight? Delicious pineapple and red pepper with quinoa.

Ellen Weinstein - 2014-07-22 20:32:15

I want to try this.

Ann - 2014-04-23 18:24:51

Sweet and Sour Rosted Pineapple

Sandra - 2014-04-23 18:09:42

yum yum

Megan - 2013-10-29 22:40:34

So I didn't have toasted sesame oil and I know how important that is so I created my own sauce. I used soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sesame seeds and brown sugar. Oh my goodness! I am absolutely in love with this! I will be making it again and again!

Brittney H. - 2013-09-17 18:25:40

Served it over brown rice with a side of edamame to add protein. Delicious!!!

Jennifer Lancaster - 2013-02-21 22:16:11

what you think about this for dinner

shemika - 2013-01-15 18:19:52