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Spiced Apricots Recipe

Spiced Apricots Recipe

"I've been cooking for big gatherings for years...and now that I'm widowed, it's hard to cook for just one or two," admits Trudy Barth of Niceville, Florida. "That's why I appreciate simple recipes like this one, which turns canned apricots into a special side dish."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricot halves
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 6 whole allspice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)

Directions

  • 1. Drain apricots, reserving syrup; set apricots aside. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, allspice, cinnamon and reserved syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in apricots. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain if desired. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 184 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.