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Spiced Honeyed Apricots

Serve over plain Greek yogurt or vanilla frozen yogurt. Any leftover syrup is delicious stirred into iced tea.

Health JUNE 2011

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup plus syrup)
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Total:25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup turbinado sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 strips orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 6 fresh apricots, pitted and halved
  • 1-2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Preparation

1. Simmer first 6 ingredients (through star anise) in a medium saucepan until reduced by half (15-20 minutes). Stir in the apricots, and simmer 3 minutes; cool to room temperature (about 1 hour). Remove star anise and cinnamon stick. Add lemon juice to taste.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 119
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Calcium: 9mg
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