Blueberry Grunt

Categorized as: Desserts, Fruit
 
Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients:

1½ tablespoons cornstarch
2½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or ¾ cup Equal® Spoonful™ or 8 packets Equal® sweetener
5½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or ⅓ cup Equal® Spoonful™ or 18 packets Equal® sweetener
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup water
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
3 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into pieces
4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
½ cup skim milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder

Directions:

1. Mix cornstarch, 5½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® sweetener or ¾ cup Equal® Spoonful™ , water, lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon grated orange rind in 8-inch skillet. Add blueberries and heat to boiling. Boil, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened, 1 minute. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
2. Combine flour, baking powder, 2½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 packets Equal® sweetener or ⅓ cup Equal® Spoonful™, spices and salt in medium bowl; cut in margarine with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, forming soft dough; stir in ½ teaspoon orange rind.
3. Spoon dough in 6 mounds on simmering blueberry mixture. Cook, covered, on low heat until dumplings are done, 12 to 14 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 215
Protein 4g
Carbohydrates 37g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 384mg

Food Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 1½ Bread, 1 Fat

Additional comments:

Tip: Blueberry Grunt is delicious served with fat-free, no-sugar-added ice cream or frozen yogurt, or with dollops of light whipped topping.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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