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Cinnamon-Spiced Bananas Recipe

Cinnamon-Spiced Bananas Recipe

The whole family will love this special treat that uses the microwave so it’s ready in a flash. Plus, it’s a delicious way to jazz up bananas and add more fruit to your diet. Janet Hommes — Surprise, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large bananas, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup reduced-fat vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • 1. Place bananas in a small microwave-safe bowl. Top with brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; dot with butter.
  • 2. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is melted, stirring once. Spoon banana mixture into bowls; top with ice cream. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup banana mixture with 1/4 cup reduced-fat vanilla ice cream equals 211 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.