Fruit with Ginger
From the first ingredient to the last, this recipe says, vegan, vegetarian, heart healthy, low fat, no cholesterol, and low sodium. But health benefits aside, it tastes great.
3 tbsp lemon juice
4 cups water
2 tbsp orange zest, cut into thin strips
2/3 cup sugar
1 tart large apple, quartered, cored and cut into .5 in. pieces
2 pears, quartered, cored and cut into .5 in. pieces
6 oz red seedless grapes, cut in half
1 large banana, peeled, cut in half lengthwise and cut into .5 in. thick pieces
3 tbsp ginger, peeled and crushed
Combine fruit with lemon juice in a nonreactive bowl and toss. Set aside in refrigerator. Combine remaining ingredients in a heavy saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer about 30 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half. Discard ginger. Cool syrup by placing saucepan in cold water about 5 minutes or until mixture reaches room temperature. Stir syrup into fruit and chill.
Nutrition (per serving) Calories 280; % Calories From Fat 1.4%; Total Fat 0.4g; Saturated Fats 0.1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 13mg; Total Carbohydrates 73g; Dietary Fiber 5.8g; Sugar 59g; Protein 1.3g.
Thiamin B1 0.068 mg
Manganese 0.2 mg