Chunky Blueberry Sauce

Chunky Blueberry Sauce

6 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

Easy to make, this intensely flavored blueberry sauce is delicious on a stack of pancakes or atop a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt.

Ingredients 21 servings

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  • 2 cups fresh or frozen (not thawed) blueberries
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


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  1. Stir blueberries, honey, lemon zest and juice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes; serve warm.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 21 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 3 g added sugars; 8 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 1 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 0 mg sodium; 15 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fruit

Reviews 6

October 05, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Tasty as crepe filling I liked this. I wanted a blueberry sauce to go with fruit crepes. I didn't measure the lemon zest or juice, and just used the half lemon I had left. Found it somewhat thin, so I whisked in 1tsp of arrowroot and it made it super thick. Worked good as a filling instead of a sauce. We wrapped up double-layered crepes like tortillas. Pros: Happy it had honey instead of sugar Cons: Somewhat thin
May 06, 2013
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By: MaxBew
Love it! I have made this 3 times now and enjoy it every time. I made it to accompany the Buttermilk-Oatmeal Pancakes yesterday and it was delicious - I did drizzle the pancakes with a little maple syrup, added the Chunky Blueberry Sauce and a dollop of cottage cheese on top! Excellent! Pros: Blueberries!
December 14, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
I actually didn't really care for this. I followed it to a T but it was overwhelmingly sour. That's too bad too it smelled and looked amazing....
July 31, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
delicious A great alternative to macerated strawberries on angel food cake, topped with whipped cream. Whole family loved it, and the cake soaks up the juice well for a tasty treat. Pros: easy, fresh, fast
September 04, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This recipe is amazing!! Along with the ricotta blueberry pancakes breakfast/brunch totally rocks!
August 07, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Sounds great as an alternative for syrup on my whole wheat-blueberry pancakes! Quick and easy to make. I plan to make some soon; but I'll probably use a bit of raw sugar in place of the honey.
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