Sweet Pineapple Sauce
I simmer up a yummy pineapple sauce that's sensational whether served warm or cold. It's delicious drizzled over ice cream for a simple dessert. Or try it with ham for a dressed-up dinner. —Mary Herron, Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- Pinch salt
- Vanilla ice cream
- Chopped walnuts
- Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
- Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, vinegar, salt and pineapple. Serve over ice cream; sprinkle with walnuts.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 517 calories, 27g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (54g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.
Originally published as Sweet Pineapple Sauce in Quick Cooking January/February 2002