Orange-Glazed Bananas

Oxmoor House
The subtle hint of orange adds a refreshing citrus twist to classic bananas Foster. Prior to starting the recipe, toast the pecans in a skillet over medium heat, stirring often, for about 1 minute.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 4 banana pieces with syrup, 1/4 cup ice cream, and 1 teaspoon pecans)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 9 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 298
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 8.7 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Protein 3.6 g
Carbohydrate 55.4 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 86 mg
Calcium 102 mg

Ingredients

4 firm unpeeled bananas (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2 tablespoons light stick butter
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh orange rind
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1 cup vanilla light ice cream
4 teaspoons coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation

1. Peel bananas; cut each banana in half crosswise, and then cut in half lengthwise. Set aside.

2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sugar and next 3 ingredients; cook until mixture is syrupy and bubbly, stirring often. Add bananas, and cook 3 minutes or until bananas are softened, basting frequently with syrup.

3. Serve bananas with vanilla light ice cream, and top with toasted pecans.

Note:

Jennifer Cofield,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006