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Spiced Blueberry Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen dry
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 stick cinnamon tied in a bag with 4 whole cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch (only if needed)

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Serves:

2

Here’s another simple way to enjoy the delights of this super food: blueberries! This recipe is loaded with good things in addition to the berries. Cinnamon, cloves, sherry…it’s all good.

Why Try? Why not add some healthy antioxidants to an indulgent dessert with this scrumptious topping?

Foodie Byte: You can use fresh or frozen berries, but if fresh blueberries are in season—that’s the way to go!

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Boil for 3 to 4 minutes, remove the spice in the bag.
  3. Thicken, only if necessary, with 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in a little cold water.

Nutritional Information

Calories 299, Carbohydrates 75g, Fat 0.51g, Fat Calories 5, Fiber 4g, Protein 1g, Saturated Fat 0.04g, Sodium 182mg. Daily Values: Calcium 10.06mg 1%, Phos 18.37mg 2%, Copper 0.09mg 5%, Zinc 0.25mg 2%, Panto 0.19mg 2%, Biotin 0.02mcg 7%, Magnesium 9.41mg 2%, Iron 0.45mg 3%, Vitamin B6 4%, Vitamin C 29%, Vit E-a-Toco 3%, Vitamin A 2%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.