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baked papaya

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

Papaya (Fruta Bomba, Lechoza), known by several different names in Latin America, is a good source of vitamin A. Try cutting it in different shapes, blending it into shakes, or baking it, as in this simple but tasty dessert. From Diabetic Cooking for Latinos by Olga V. Fuste.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked papaya

  • 1 md
    peeled, sliced, papaya
  • 1/2 c
    orange, apple, or lime juice
  • ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    reduced-fat vanilla ice cream

How To Make baked papaya

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350F. Place papaya slices on a non-stick baking sheet.
  • 2
    Sprinkle with juice and cinnamon and bake for 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Top each slice with 1/4 cup ice cream and serve.
  • 4
    Yield: 4 slices per 1 slice with ice cream Exchanges 1 Carbohydrate. Calories 90; Calories from Fat 22; Total Fat 2 g; Saturated Fat 1 g; Cholesterol 13 mg; Sodium 27 mg; Carbohydrate 16 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Sugars 11 g; Protein 2 g.