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Ruby Peach Melba

Ruby Peach Melba

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup raspberries, 1 peach half, and 1/4 cup ice cream)


  • 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


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.

carbo rating: 17

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 84
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 20.4g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 17mg
  • Calcium: 34mg

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