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Grilled Banana Dessert

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“Recipe from our local Whole Foods Market. Looks interesting and different. I've never made this, so I am completely guessing at prep/cook times. Time to marinate fruit is not included.”

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  1. Leaving skin on, wash bananas thoroughly.
  2. Cut in half crosswise and then again lengthwise, ending up with four pieces from each banana.
  3. Cut strawberries in half to make two pieces from each.
  4. Whisk together orange juice, sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  5. Add bananas and strawberries and toss gently to coat.
  6. Let marinate for at least 15 minutes or up to 3 hours.
  7. Grill bananas and strawberries cut-side down over medium-low heat about 2 or 3 minutes.
  8. Remove strawberries and set aside.
  9. Turn bananas over and continue cooking skin side down about 5 more minutes or until the skin pulls away from the banana.
  10. Remove skins from bananas and place 4 pieces into each serving bowl.
  11. Top with ice cream, then sauce, then whipped cream.
  12. Place 4 pieces of grilled strawberry on top.
  13. Garnish with chopped nuts.

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