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Fresh pineapple is available all year, peaking from March until the end of July.

Prep & Store

Slice off the top and bottom to steady the fruit, then with a sharp knife shave off the spiked skin. To remove core, slice off sweet flesh right along edge of core.

Quick & Easy Recipe

Spruce up savory dishes by giving pineapple a quick grill. Simply add to grill, turn once, and serve as a garnish on meat, poultry, fish, or with other grilled vegetables.

Nutrition Notes

Pineapples are an excellent source of vitamin C.

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