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Black and Blue Berries in Ginger Syrup

black-blueberries-ginger RecipeYunhee Kim

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups blackberries, divided
  • 1/3 cup turbinado or granulated sugar
  • 2 (1-inch) pieces peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 2 (3-inch) strips lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 2 cups lemon sorbet (optional)

Preparation

1. Bring 2 cups water, 1/2 cup blackberries, sugar, ginger, and lime zest to a boil over medium-high heat in a saucepan, stirring just until sugar is dissolved. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat, and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Pour mixture through a fine strainer set over a bowl; don't press on solids. Reserve the syrup, discarding the blackberries. Then stir in the lime juice.

2. Add the remaining 2 cups blackberries and blueberries to the syrup. Serve over 1/2 cup lemon sorbet, if desired.

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    Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes; Stand: 5 minutes.

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:136
Fat per serving:1g
Saturated fat per serving:0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Protein per serving:2g
Carbohydrates per serving:34g
Fiber per serving:6g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:12mg
Calcium per serving:44mg

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