A microwave speeds up the preparation of this fresh-fruit sauce.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 1998


Credit: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup fruit and 1/2 cup ice cream)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Peel and section oranges over a bowl, and squeeze membranes to extract juice. Set the sections aside, and reserve 1/4 cup juice. Discard membranes. Chop the orange sections.

  • Combine sugar and cornstarch in a 1-quart glass measure. Stir in the reserved orange juice, 1/4 cup fresh orange juice, and lemon juice, and stir with a whisk until well-blended. Stir in the chopped oranges. Microwave mixture at high 2 minutes and 45 seconds or until thick, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir in strawberries and extracts. Serve over ice cream. Garnish with mint, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; calories from fat 15%; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 35.7g; fiber 7.8g; iron 0.4mg; sodium 32mg; calcium 139mg.