Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

May/June 2012

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The nectarines, strawberries and cream in this strawberry parfait recipe are laced with a sweet wine syrup. For a party, make the components ahead and assemble the strawberry parfaits when you’re ready to serve.

Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 3/4 cup sweet white wine, such as Sauternes or sweet Riesling
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 ripe but firm nectarines, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups quartered hulled strawberries
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream or heavy cream
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt


  1. Combine wine and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil until reduced to about 1/2 cup, 6 to 10 minutes.
  2. Combine nectarines and strawberries in a medium bowl and toss with 1/4 cup of the wine syrup. Refrigerate the remaining 1/4 cup syrup for at least 10 minutes to cool.
  3. Beat cream in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold or beat in yogurt and the cooled wine syrup just until combined.
  4. Spoon a scant 1/4 cup yogurt-cream into each of 4 dessert glasses or bowls and top with about 1/2 cup of the fruit mixture. Repeat with another layer of each.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the fruit and yogurt cream in separate containers for up to 4 hours.


Per serving: 352 calories; 12 g fat (7 g sat, 3 g mono); 41 mg cholesterol; 53 g carbohydrates; 34 g added sugars; 7 g protein; 3 g fiber; 35 mg sodium; 303 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (83% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 1/2 carbohydrates (other), 2 fat

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Recipe Categories

Ease of Preparation
Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Health & Diet Considerations
Low cholesterol
Low sodium
High fiber
Gluten free
Main Ingredient
Vegetarian, other
Preparation/ Technique
May/June 2012
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