Watermelon with Blackberries and Pear Puree

Simple and elegant meet delicious and low fat—the perfect ending to a summer meal.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
slices watermelon (3/4 inch thick)
3
medium pears, peeled
1/3
cup light rum or apple juice
2
cups blackberries

  • 1 Cut each watermelon slice into 10 wedges. Cut rind from wedges and remove seeds. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
  • 2 Cut each pear into 4 pieces; remove cores and stems. Place pears and rum in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
  • 3 Arrange watermelon wedges on 8 dessert plates. Top with blackberries. Top each serving with pear puree.

Expert Tips

Get creative with your fruit combos! Try honeydew and raspberries, cantaloupe and blueberries or pineapple and sliced strawberries.

For a more filling dessert, serve this colorful fruit combo with slices or cubes of angel food cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5 mg
5 %;
Total Carbohydrate
25 g
25 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.