By Mayo Clinic Staff

Chef's note:

For a more decadent sauce, you can add 1 tablespoon of butter after the orange juice has reduced. Cook butter just until melted.

Number of servings

Serves 6

Ingredients

  1. 4 very ripe sliced medium bananas
  2. 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  3. 1/2 cup orange juice
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  5. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

Heat a medium saucepan to medium heat. Add bananas and brown sugar and saute until sugar dissolves, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add orange juice, vanilla and cinnamon. Let the orange juice reduce for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top with pecans before serving.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1/3 cup

  • Calories 109
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 2 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Total sugars 14 g
  • Protein 1 g

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

May 13, 2016