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Bananas Foster Parfaits

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 parfait)
When making this recipe for adults, substitute an equal amount of gold rum for the apple juice.

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 6 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 290
  • fat 10.3 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 3.6 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 10.9 g
  • carbohydrate 42.2 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 192 mg
  • calcium 102 mg

How to Make It

  1. Peel bananas, and cut each banana in half lengthwise. Cut each half into 3 pieces.

  2. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients in a nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-low heat 3 minutes or until sugar mixture begins to bubble. Add bananas to pan; cook 2 minutes or until bananas begin to soften.

  3. Spoon 1/2 cup yogurt into the bottom of each of 4 parfait glasses. Divide banana mixture evenly among glasses. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon pecans.