Summer Cherries Jubilee

recipe
A cherry pitter will save you preparation time and prevent a red-stained thumb. If you don't want to use the wine, cranberry juice produces a beautiful color and a delicious, albeit different, result.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup cherry sauce and 1/2 cup yogurt)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 231
Caloriesfromfat 7 %
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 5.2 g
Carbohydrate 43.5 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Calcium 168 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups pitted sweet cherries
1/2 cup Cabernet Sauvignon or other dry red wine
1/4 cup cherry preserves
1 tablespoon amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 cups vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in liqueur and lemon juice. Serve warm over yogurt.

Melanie Barnard,

Cooking Light

May 2003
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