Greek yogurt with blueberry-lemon sauce

4
1
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 hr 40 min
Prep
15 hr 15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Simmer blueberries with water and sugar for about 5 minutes and add in lemon and salt for a delicious, fruity sauce to drizzle over Greek yogurt. If desired, garnish with fresh blueberries and lemon peel. You can also top with granola, graham cracker crumbs or sliced, toasted almonds. These treat has all the flavor of a blueberry pie topped with cool whip without all the added calories. Serve these refreshing dish as a breakfast, brunch, snack or even as a dessert. It's a simple (and healthy) way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Ingredients

fresh blueberries

3 cup(s)

water

3 Tbsp

sugar

1½ Tbsp

lemon zest

½ tsp, finely grated (plus extra for garnish)

fresh lemon juice

½ tsp

table salt

1 pinch, or to taste

plain fat free Greek yogurt

4 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine blueberries, water and sugar; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of the berries burst and cook down into a purple sauce, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Remove sauce from heat and stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and salt; let cool to warm. (If not using right away, transfer to a container, cover and refrigerate until serving. Reheat before serving.)
  3. To serve, spoon yogurt into small bowls; top with warm berry sauce. Garnish with lemon zest (optional).
  4. Serving size: 1 c yogurt with 1/2 c sauce

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