Roasted Bananas With Brown Sugar-Walnut Glaze

Roasted Bananas With Brown Sugar-Walnut Glaze

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 4 banana pieces and 1/4 cup frozen yogurt)


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 none large firm ripe bananas (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • none Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt


Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl, and set aside.

Cut bananas in half lengthwise. Place banana halves, cut sides up, on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 4 minutes. Drizzle sugar mixture evenly over banana halves, and sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Bake an additional 3 minutes. Cut each banana piece into thirds crosswise. Serve bananas with frozen yogurt; drizzle with any remaining sugar mixture.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 237none
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.5g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 58mg
  • Calcium: 66mg

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