Espetinho de Queijo Coalho Com Abacaxi (Brazilian Grilled Cheese with Pineapple)

Grilled cheese curds are very popular in the northeast beaches. Arrange the skewers on a tray or large platter.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
15 servings


  • 2 cups queijo coalho cheese curds

  • ½ pound pineapple

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 2 sprigs fresh mint


  1. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Cook queijo coalho cheese and pineapple on the preheated grill until browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate; cool until easily handled.

  3. Cut grilled queijo coalho cheese and pineapple into cubes with a sharp knife; transfer to a bowl. Add brown sugar and toss until coated.

  4. Stick 1 cube of queijo coalho cheese, 1 mint leaf, and 1 cube of pineapple onto a toothpick; repeat until all ingredients are skewered.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

83 Calories
4g Fat
10g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 168mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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