Quick Mixed Berry Pancake Sauce
From EatingWell: January/February 2014
In this healthy, quick pancake sauce recipe, berries—such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries—are microwaved until hot and thickened. Serve along with maple syrup, or skip the syrup altogether and enjoy the natural sweetness from the berries.
- 3 cups mixed berries, fresh or frozen
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- Toss berries, sugar and cornstarch in a large microwave-safe bowl until well combined. Microwave on High for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave on High again until slightly thickened and steaming, 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes more.
Tips & Notes
- Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
Per serving: 45 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 5 g added sugars; 8 g total sugars; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 57 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value)
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1/2 fruit
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- Type of Dish
- Sauce/Condiment, sweet
- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- 8 or more
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- January/February 2014