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Amaretto Apricot Sauce

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  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thinly sliced shallot 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), strained
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Prepared mustard 2 Tablespoon (Preferably Dijon)
  Pitted and halved apricots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Amaretto 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted
  Salt To Taste

Melt butter in saucepan.
Add shallot, orange juice, lemon juice, mustard, apricots and salt and pepper and cook briefly to soften shallot and combine ingredients.
Add amaretto and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce coats spoon, about 35 minutes.
Stir in almonds just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2933 Calories from Fat 1039

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184%

Saturated Fat 59.9 g299.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 861.4 mg35.9%

Total Carbohydrates 440 g146.7%

Dietary Fiber 53.8 g215.1%

Sugars 211.9 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A 96% Vitamin C 230.5%

Calcium 68.2% Iron 86.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Amaretto Apricot Sauce Recipe