Chunks, Wedges, or Slices? The Choice is Yours
Pineapple is definitely a favorite fruit for many families. They’re tropical, fun and refreshing, plus great in a variety of recipes. Kellie Hemmerly of The Suburban Soapbox shows us how to cute a pineapple like a pro.
For each of these, you start the same way: first, you cut off the top and bottom. Then stand the pineapple on its end and slice off the rind. Lay the pineapple on its side. Carefully use your knife to remove the eyes by cutting in a wedge fashion aiming your knife inward on each side of the eye. Next, stand the pineapple on its end again and cut in half. After that…well read on to find out!
Cutting them into big chunks doesn’t take much time at all. Lay your now-skinless pineapple on its side. Carefully use your knife to remove the eyes by cutting in a wedge fashion aiming your knife inward on each side of the eye. Next, stand the pineapple on its end again and cut in half. Cut the halves in half again and slice into chunks.
How to Cut a Pineapple into Rounds
You can also cut them into the very popular round slices. It’s so easy to do! Simply slice the pineapple into rounds and then cut out the core with a round cookie cutter.
Flavorful “Spears” of Citrus Fruit
Looking for an easy snack to grab and go….spears are the answer! After you’ve done the first steps, cut the pineapple halves in half again and slice each quarter into three long spears.
Lastly, you can cut your pineapple into triangles and leave on the rind. After you’ve cut the pineapple in half, cut the halves in half again and slice into triangles. Perfect for garnishing cocktails, smoothies and fruit trays!