Gingered Peach Gratin
Ground ginger and gingersnaps are a spicy complement to sweet peaches. Check the natural foods section of your supermarket and read the nutrition labels on your gingersnaps to find a brand without trans fats.
- 4 peaches, halved and pitted
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 gingersnaps, crushed
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Place peaches cut-side up in a shallow 1-quart baking dish. Bring sugar, lemon juice, water and ginger to a simmer in a small saucepan. Pour over the peaches and sprinkle with gingersnaps.
- Bake until the peaches are tender and the syrup is thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.
Per serving: 168 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 42 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 46 mg sodium; 306 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (25% daily value).
Carbohydrate Servings: 3
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 other carbohydrate
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