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Watermelon with Blackberries and Pear Puree

Watermelon with Blackberries and Pear Puree
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8
Simple and elegant meet delicious and low fat—the perfect ending to a summer meal.
Updated August 14, 2006

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

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