Have you been looking for a healthier protein option for the grill? This sweet and spicy grilled tofu will hit the spot. Tofu is a heart-healthy plant-based protein made from soybeans that is packed full of nutrients. If you haven’t eaten tofu before, this might be the recipe to try! Pair with some grilled corn and a fresh salad for a well-balanced meal.
Grilled plums are healthy and delicious! Make this fruit-based appetizer at your next barbecue and impress everyone with this four-ingredient crowd pleaser.
1 cup balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
4 medium firm plums, halved and pitted
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
In a small saucepan, make a glaze by combining vinegar and lemon zest; bring to a boil. Cook 10-12 minutes or until mixture is thickened and reduced to about 1/3 cup (do not overcook). Grill plums, covered, over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until tender. Drizzle with glaze; top with cheese.
1 plum half with 1 tablespoon cheese and 2 teaspoons glaze: 58 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate (8 g sugars, 1 g fiber), 2 g protein.
Printable recipe available at: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/balsamic-goat-cheese-grilled-plums/
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