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Roasted Plums

The EatingWell Diet (2007), The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Roasting gives the plums a caramelized flavor and lemon, sugar and brandy enhance the inherently sweet and sour aspect of the fruit.


Roasted Plums

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds plums, halved and pitted
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brandy

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place plum halves skin-side down in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with sugar and lemon juice; bake until the juices are thickened and the plums are tender, shaking pan occasionally to distribute juices, 30 to 40 minutes. Stir in brandy and lemon zest.

Nutrition

Per serving: 164 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 41 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 292 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Season
Spring
Summer
Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Roast
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
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