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Ruby Peach Melba

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup raspberries, 1 peach half, and 1/4 cup ice cream)
This is a quick and easy low-carb version of Peach Melba--a dessert created in the late 1800s for Dame Nellie Melba, an Australian opera singer. In the traditional version, the peach halves are poached in syrup, placed on a scoop of ice cream, and topped with a sweet raspberry sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons "measures-like-sugar" calorie-free sweetener
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 (16-ounce) can peach halves in juice, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla fat-free, no-sugar-added ice cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 84
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 20.4 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 17 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, tossing lightly to coat. Let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Spoon raspberry mixture evenly into individual dessert dishes. Place 1 peach half, cut side up, in each dish, and spoon 1/4 cup ice cream over each serving. Serve immediately.

  3. carbo rating: 17

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