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Category: Desserts

Mango, Nut and Raisin Dessert (Postre de Mangos, Nueces y Pasas)

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Total Preparation Time: 1 hour 40 minutes plus 1 hour cooling | Serves 4 to 6
  • 3 mangoes
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds or pecans
  • 3 tablespoons rum
  • 1 tablespoon margarine

Step 1Peel mangoes and slice, removing pulp from seeds.

Step 2Place sugar and water in large saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat. Add mangoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until thick like marmalade, 1 1/2 hours. Add raisins, nuts, rum and margarine and stir well. Let cool 1 hour. Serve at room temperature.

Each of 6 servings:
405 calories; 28 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 9 grams fat; 80 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 1.32 grams fiber.
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