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Prickly Pear Syrup

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Ingredients

  • 12 prickly pears
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Wash and cut each prickly pear into quarters, leaving skins on. Place fruit in food processor, and process until pulpy and thoroughly blended. Press liquid through fine sieve, and discard solids.
  2. Place prickly pear juice, honey, and lemon juice in saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes, or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, and cool.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 50
  • Carbohydrate Content: 12 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 16 g
  • Sugar Content: 4 g