By Mayo Clinic Staff
April 01, 2009
You can substitute 4 nectarines, 4 apples, 4 small pears or 8 apricots in place of the peaches.
Number of servings Serves 4
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
4 large peaches, pitted and quartered
Mint leaves or cinnamon, for garnish
Place the water, sugar, vanilla bean and scrapings into a saucepan. Over low heat stir the mixture until the sugar dissolves. Continue to simmer until the mixture thickens, about 10 minutes. Add the cut fruit. Poach over low heat for about 5 minutes.
Transfer the peaches and sauce to small, decorative bowls. Garnish with mint leaves or a dusting of cinnamon. Serve immediately.
Nutritional analysis per serving
- Total fat trace
- Calories 131
- Protein trace
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Total carbohydrate 33 g
- Dietary fiber 1 g
- Monounsaturated fat trace
- Saturated fat trace
- Sodium trace