Bananas Foster Parfaits

Bananas Foster ParfaitsRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
When making this recipe for adults, substitute an equal amount of gold rum for the apple juice.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 parfait)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.