Strawberries with Custard Sauce

For this healthy dessert, drape a low-fat custard sauce over vitamin-rich strawberries.



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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
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    1/3  cup 
    fat-free milk
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    2   tablespoons 
    sugar
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    1   tablespoon 
    chopped crystallized ginger
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    beaten egg
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    1/3  cup 
    fat-free milk
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    3   cups 
    sliced fresh strawberries
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    2   tablespoons 
    slivered almonds, toasted

Directions
1.
In a blender container combine 1/3 cup milk, the sugar, and crystallized ginger. Cover and blend until mixture is smooth.
2.
For custard sauce, in a heavy small saucepan combine the egg and 1/3 cup milk. Add blended mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat about 10 minutes or until mixture just coats a metal spoon. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in vanilla.
3.
Quickly cool custard sauce by placing the saucepan in a sink of ice water for 1 to 2 minutes stirring constantly. Pour custard sauce into a bowl. Cover the surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
4.
Place strawberries in 6 dessert dishes. Spoon custard sauce over berries. Sprinkle with almonds. Makes 6 servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare custard sauce; cool quickly. Cover surface and refrigerate up to 24 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 83, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 36, carb. (g) 13, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 48, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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