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Ginger Poached Apricots

May/June 2014

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In this healthy fresh apricot recipe, the summery stone fruit is poached in a lightly sweet broth with crystalized ginger. Serve over Greek yogurt for a special breakfast or over vanilla frozen yogurt for a quick and impressive dessert.


Ginger Poached Apricots Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

Serving Size: 2 halves

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon very thinly sliced crystalized ginger
  • 4 ripe, fresh apricots, halved and pitted

Preparation

  1. Combine water, brown sugar and ginger in a medium saucepan. Add apricots and bring to a simmer over medium heat; simmer, turning once, until just tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove the apricots with a slotted spoon; increase the heat to high and boil until the liquid is reduced to a syrup, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove the skins from the apricots, if desired, and serve drizzled with the syrup.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Per serving: 76 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 13 g added sugars; 17 g total sugars; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 8 mg sodium; 110 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Preparation/ Technique
Poach
Meal/Course
Dessert
Season
Spring
Summer
Type of Dish
Desserts, other
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
4
Publication
May/June 2014
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