CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Creamy Pear with SpinachThis recipe, adapted from Parenting magazine’s “Love in Spoonfuls,” can kick-start your flavor adventure.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This recipe, adapted from Parenting magazine’s “Love in Spoonfuls,” can kick-start your flavor adventure.
Creamy Pear with Spinach
1 handful fresh spinach leaves
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 ripe pears, peeled, cored, quartered
1 pinch ground nutmeg (optional)
Heat a small saucepan of water to a boil. Add spinach; cook until wilted, about 1 minute. Drain well; place spinach on a towel to dry.
Puree spinach, yogurt and pears in a food processor or blender until smooth. Stir in nutmeg; serve or freeze.
Yield: Serves 1.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 226 calories, 2 percent of calories from fat, 0.5 grams fat (no saturated), 3 milligrams cholesterol, 55 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams protein, 45 milligrams sodium, 13 grams fiber.
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