Canned Prunes – Nutrition, Value, Delicious

Canned Prunes - Nutrition, Value, Delicious

When you think of canned prunes, most of us think of an buffet table item. But did you know that there's a lot more to canned prunes than just "buffet table"? Here are some simple things that you can do with this nutritious, versatile and cost effective ingredient that you already have in your pantry.

  • Add canned pitted prunes (with their liquid) to your favorite stewed or sauted pork or poultry recipes. Instant Elegance and Richness!
  • Low fat baking - Blend canned pitted prunes with their liquid into a puree. Cut 1/2 the fat from your favorite cake or muffin recipe and subsitute with the canned prune puree. You now have lower fat moister product. Simple and delicious!
  • An elegant dessert. Add 1 tablespoon brown sugar to each serving of canned whole prunes. heat, flambe with your favorite brandy, concac or liqueur and you have an elegant dessert. Serve over ice cream and it's even better!

Canned pitted prunes are perfect as a sauce or smoothie base, classic with poultry and a champion in baked products. Add to that their enormous popularity at the buffet table (so it's always available in the kitchen), ease of use and low cost and you have a great all around ingredient to give that special touch to your menu.