Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

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Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

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.

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 30
Total Time: 30

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  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.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 352
fat 12 g (7 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 41 mg
carbohydrates 53 g
protein 7 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 35 mg
potassium 303 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (83% daily value)

Carbohydrate Serving 3 1/2

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

From EatingWell May/June 2012