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Amaretto Apricot Sauce

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

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 slivered almonds just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Interest: 
Healthy

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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

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Amaretto Apricot Sauce Recipe