Strawberries with Ginger & Pine Nuts
Crystallized ginger and orange juice add zing to fresh strawberries. Serve over grilled angel food cake for a special yet simple summer dessert.
From EatingWell: The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1 1/2 pints strawberries
- 1 tablespoon pine nuts
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- Hull and quarter strawberries. Coarsely chop the pine nuts and toast in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes. Let cool slightly and toss with the strawberries, orange juice, ginger and sugar. Let stand 10 minutes.
Nutrition Per serving:
59 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 200 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (112% daily value).
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1/2 fruit