Nectarines And Blackberries In Rose Geranium Syrup

Nectarines And Blackberries In Rose Geranium Syrup

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  • 1

    cup water

  • ½

    cup sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped rose geranium leaves

  • 4

    pitted nectarines pitted, and cut into ¾" wedges

  • 1

    cup blackberries


In a small saucepan, whisk the water and sugar over high heat until the sugar is in suspension and no longer mounded on the bottom of the pan. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until all of the sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. If this happens before the water boils, heat to the boil anyway. When the water comes to a boil, remove the pan from the heat and add the rose geranium leaves. Let the mixture steep at least 10 minutes while you're slicing the nectarines. Combine the nectarines and blackberries in a large bowl or divide evenly among 6 small ones. Ladle the warm syrup through a strainer over the fruit. This can be done up to 2 hours in advance and held at room temperature until serving. This recipe yields 6 servings. Each serving: 121 calories; 0 mg. sodium; 0 mg. cholesterol; 0 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 30 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 3 grams fiber.


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