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Citrus Pecan Topping

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Ingredients
  Red grapefruit 2 (Texas)
  Oranges 2 (Texas)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 3 Tablespoon, toasted
  Salt 1 Dash
Directions

Peel and section one grapefruit and one orange over a bowl, reserving juice.
Set sections aside.
Measure grapefruit juice; squeeze enough juice from other grapefruit to equal 6 tablespoons juice.
Measure orange juice; squeeze enough juice from remaining orange to equal 6 tablespoons juice.
Set aside.
Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan; stir in juices and water.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
Add butter and stir until melted.
Stir in grapefruit and orange sections and pecans.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
A perfect sauce for pound cake, shortcake, bread pudding, or even pancakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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