Spiced Oranges Recipe
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Spiced Oranges Recipe

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This refreshing fruit cup from Sue Ross of Casa Grande, Arizona makes a delightfully different dessert. The orange sections, spiced with cloves and cinnamon, can be prepared ahead of time and kept in the fridge until serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or grape juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 1 small cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  • 1 whole clove
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • Fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 126 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Cook over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. Add oranges; simmer for 1 minute. Pour into a bowl; refrigerate. Discard lemon, cinnamon and clove before serving. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Oranges in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 126 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a full-bodied red wine.

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