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Sweetened Citrus Peel

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  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar repalcement 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Thin peel of any citrus fruit 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), cut in matchstick-sized strips

Combine water and granulated sugar replacement in a saucepan.
Stir to dissolve powder.
Cook over medium heat until just boiling.
Reduce heat, add citrus peel, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Let cool to room temperature.
Cover and refrigerate at least 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
Drain peel thoroughly and mince.
Use as garnish on desserts.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 78 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.16 g0.25%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2.4 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.9%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 181.3%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweetened Citrus Peel Recipe