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Glazed Pineapple with Orange Sauce

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Glazed pineapple with orange sauce utilizes rum to add just the right flair to make this alcohol free glaze extra special.



1 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons dark rum, or 1-teaspoon rum extract
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons sugar
3/4 pound pineapple chunks, drained

Recipe Directions

Combine first three ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well and set aside. Combine sugar and pineapple in a bowl and toss.

Heat a heavy nonstick skillet over high heat. Add pineapple to hot skillet and cook two to three minutes or until sugar caramelizes to golden brown, shaking skillet occasionally for even browning. Stir in orange mixture and bring to a boil. Using a slotted spoon, remove pineapple to individual dessert bowls. Boil liquid one to two minutes or until mixture is thickened. Spoon sauce over pineapple. Serve warm.

Bonus: Pineapple Nutrition

Like most fruits, pineapples are extremely nutritious. Pineapples contain little or no fat or cholesterol, and provide significant amounts of fiber, digestive enzymes, vitamin C, calcium, and potassium.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories: 134 (Calories from fat: 4 percent); Total Fat: 0.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Protein: 0.8g; Carbohydrates: 27.6g; Fiber: 1.2g; Sugar: 26.2g; Sodium: 2mg

Food exchanges: Fruit 1.1, Fat 0.5, Sugar 0.6

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