Blackberry Sauce

Fall 2003, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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Serve this vibrant sauce with lemon mousse, angel food cake.or sliced peaches.

Blackberry Sauce

Makes: 1 cup

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  • 3 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries, (one 16-ounce package)
  • 1/4 cup sugar, or
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Bring blackberries, sugar (or Splenda) and water to a simmer in a medium saucepan, stirring occasionally. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Strain through a fine sieve into a bowl. Stir in lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.


Per tablespoon: 33 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 3 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 95 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 2 Tbsp.=1/2 fruit

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