Vanilla-poached pineapple sauce

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Cored peeled pineapple, (1-1/2-pound)
1 Piece vanilla bean, (4-inch)
Split lengthwise
1¾ cup Water
⅓ cup Sugar
2 slices Peeled gingerroot, (1/4-inch-thick)

Cut pineapple into quarters lengthwise; cut each quarter crosswise into ½-inch slices, and set aside. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into a skillet; discard bean. Add water, sugar, and gingerroot to skillet; stir. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Add pineapple slices; cook 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Pour into a bowl; cover and chill. Yield: 4 cups (serving size: ¼ cup).

Per serving: 48 Calories; 0g Fat (5% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 3mg Sodium NOTES : This recipe is featured with COCONUT-RICE PUDDING WITH VANILLA-POACHED PINEAPPLE SAUCE, Page 101.

Recipe by: Cooking Light, Jul/Aug 1995, page 103 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #392 by igor@... on Jan 28, 1997.

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