Warm Lemon & Ginger Sauce

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From the EatingWell Kitchen

Try this ginger lemon sauce over poached pears or a slice of Buttermilk Pound Cake.

Ingredients 20 servings

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  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons finely slivered crystallized ginger

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  1. Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, ground ginger and salt in a small saucepan until completely blended. Slowly whisk in apple juice and water. Whisk over medium heat until the sauce is simmering and thickened. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened further, about 5 more minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in lemon juice, lemon zest and crystallized ginger. Serve warm.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 22 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 6 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 17 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 3 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 8 mg sodium; 10 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
  • Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate

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