Roasted & Caramelized Apricots W/Greek Yogurt & Lemon -

“Found at tastefoodblog.com, “This apricot dessert has a few secrets. It’s sublime, healthy & relatively low-fat. Its secret ingredient is Greek yogurt (richly thick, creamy & tart). Its secret technique is to use ingredients which are simple, fresh & in season – The golden rule for cooking. A little sugar is sprinkled over apricot halves, which are then broiled until the sugar dissolves & begins to caramelize. The fruit softens & breaks down (virtually melting into itself), but is held together by its soft skin w/a puddle of caramelized sugar pooled in the center. Whisked Greek yogurt (lightly sweetened & brightened w/lemon) is spooned over-the-top or to-the-side of the fruit & serves as a cool complement to the apricot’s warmth. It’s a luscious & fresh end to any meal.” Enjoy!”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
3 Halves per serving
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oven broiler. Mix sugars together in a sml bowl. Halve the apricots (top-to-bottom) & discard pits.
  2. Arrange fruit (skin-side up) in an oven-proof skillet or on a baking sheet. Broil until light golden (about 2 min). Remove from oven & turn the apricots over. Sprinkle sugar combo evenly over ea apricot half. Broil until centers are bubbly & beginning to caramelize (3-5 min).
  3. Divide apricot halves between 4 serving plates. Whisk yogurt, 1 tablespoons sugar & 1 tsp lemon zest together in a sml bowl. Spoon a little yogurt over ea apricot half (or spoon on the side of the plate). Sprinkle w/a little brown sugar & extra lemon zest for garnish.

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