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Minted Pineapple-Strawberry Sauce

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  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh mint 2 Tablespoon
  Ripe pineapple 1 Medium
  Fresh strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs), hulled and crushed
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Combine water, sugar, and mint in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat to medium, and cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat, and set aside.
Remove leaves and stem ends from pineapple.
Peel pineapple, and trim out eyes; remove core.
Chop half of pineapple, and set aside; cut remaining half into chunks.
Place pineapple chunks in bowl of a food processor.
Add mint mixture.
Process until smooth.
Combine pineapple puree, chopped pineapple, and crushed strawberries in a saucepan.
Cook over low heat just until thoroughly heated, stirring frequenrly.
Transfer to a serving bowl, and srit in lemon juice.
Serve warm or chilled over ice milk or angel food cake.
Refrigerate any remaining sauce for larer use.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 753 Calories from Fat 21

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g3.9%

Saturated Fat 0.22 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 23 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.6%

Dietary Fiber 23.5 g93.9%

Sugars 146 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 1167.9%

Calcium 26% Iron 32.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Minted Pineapple-Strawberry Sauce Recipe