Fruit Skewers with Vin Santo Glaze
Vin santo is an amber-hued Tuscan dessert wine. You can substitute Marsala, a fortified dessert wine from Sicily.
Yield: 4 servings
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 323
- Calories from fat: 23%
- Fat: 8.4g
- Saturated fat: 4.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.8g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
- Protein: 8.6g
- Carbohydrate: 49.1g
- Fiber: 2.8g
- Cholesterol: 27mg
- Iron: 0.7mg
- Sodium: 101mg
- Calcium: 185mg
- 1 cup vin santo
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 (4-inch-long) orange rind strip
- 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup cubed, peeled peaches (about 2 medium)
- 1 cup cubed ripe plums (about 4)
- 3/4 cup seedless green grapes
- 3/4 cup pitted sweet cherries
- Cooking spray
- 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
- 2 tablespoons orange blossom honey
- 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
- Prepare grill.
- To prepare glaze, combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook for 15 minutes or until reduced to 1/3 cup. Remove and discard rind and cinnamon. Add butter, stirring with a whisk. Remove from heat. Keep warm.
- To prepare skewers, thread peaches, plums, grapes, and cherries alternately onto each of 8 (8-inch) skewers; brush with 2 tablespoons glaze, reserving remaining glaze. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
- To prepare cheese, combine ricotta and remaining ingredients, stirring well. Spoon about 3/4 tablespoon remaining glaze on each of 4 dessert plates; top with 2 skewers. Spoon about 1/4 cup cheese mixture on each plate.
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