Minted Pineapple


  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mint flakes
  • Red or green food color


  1. Drain syrup from pineapple. To the syrup add vinegar, sugar and mint flakes. Stir to dissolve sugar and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat; keep covered and set aside to cool.
  3. Strain to remove mint flakes. To the liquid add 1/4 teaspoon (about 25 drops) red or green food color; stir. Add pineapple chunks.
  4. Store in a covered dish or jar in refrigerator.