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Mixed Berry-Almond Gratin

Mixed Berry-Almond Gratin
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

How simple and delicious are berries topped with a rich custard and baked into a crusty dessert (or breakfast) gratin. No one will ever guess that you've replaced much of the butter in traditional almond cream with tofu.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour
  • 1/3 cup
    slivered almonds, (1 1/4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons
    all-purpose flour
  •  Pinch of
    salt
  • large egg
  • 1/3 cup
    firm silken low-fat tofu
  • 1 tablespoon
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    pure almond extract
  • 3 cups
    mixed berries, such as raspberries, blackberries and blueberries
  •  
    Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 1-quart gratin dish or a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Spread almonds in a shallow baking pan and bake until light golden and fragrant, 4 to 6 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Place sugar (or Splenda), flour, salt and almonds in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add egg, tofu, butter and almond extract; process until smooth.
  4. Spread berries evenly in the prepared gratin dish. Scrape the almond mixture over the top, spreading evenly.
  5. Bake the gratin until light golden and set, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool for at least 20 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories196
  • Fat7 g
    • Saturated fat2 g
  • Cholesterol40 mg
  • Carbohydrates30 g
    • Dietary fiber4 g
  • Protein5 g
  • Sodium50 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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