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Fresh Blueberry Sauce

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 12 servings (serving size: about 3 tablespoons)
Serve this sauce chilled over low-fat pound cake or ice cream. It's also nice warm over pancakes or waffles for breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutrition Information

  • calories 59
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 14.3 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Add blueberries and remaining ingredients to pan; return to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 4 minutes or until berries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.