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Although basil is more commonly used in savory dishes, its sweet, aromatic flavors work beautifully with caramelized pineapple as a topping for frozen yogurt.

Alison Cappuccio, Leavenworth, WA
Recipe by Sunset January 2010


Credit: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

10 mins
Serves 4


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Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a medium frying pan over high heat. Add pineapple and cook until caramelized slightly, about 5 minutes. Add amaretto and cook until it resembles a syrup. Stir in basil. Scoop about 1/2 cup frozen yogurt into each of 4 serving dishes, then spoon warm pineapple mixture on top.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

308 calories; calories from fat 22%; protein 9.6g; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 4.3g; carbohydrates 47g; fiber 1.2g; sodium 77mg; cholesterol 73mg.