Photo: Roberto Caruso
Bananas play host to the best combination; melted chocolate and marshmallow. Wrap them in foil and throw them on the grill for the best fruit dessert.
½ cup mini marshmallows
3 tbsp chocolate chips
3 tbsp chopped pecans or almonds, optional
Preheat barbecue to medium. Make a lengthwise slit along inside curve of each banana, cutting through the peel but not all the way through banana. Gently open to form a long hollow. Place each banana on a large piece of foil. Divide marshmallows, chocolate chips and pecans among the bananas (it’s OK if some spills out). Seal foil around bananas.
Place foil packets on grill and barbecue, lid open, 8 min. Carefully open foil packets. Chocolate should be just starting to melt. Sprinkle with more nuts and serve with ice cream if desired. Grab a spoon and eat straight from foil.
Calories 184, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 42g, Fat 3g, Sodium 4mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent May + June 2017 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.
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