Check out this oranges recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival that is fat-free! An orange recipe reflects the freshness and renewal of Springtime, and oranges are just one of the many foods of Springtime that are used in Passover / Pesach recipes.

Oranges in Syrup Recipe

6 large, juicy oranges
1 cup granulated sugar
5 ounces water (1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon) or 147.87 milliliters
1 tablespoon apricot jam
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons orange-chocolate liqueur (such as Sabra brand, which is kosher for Passover)

Instructions for the Oranges in Syrup recipe:

  1. Grate 2 tablespoons zest (colored portion of peel) from oranges.
  2. Set zest aside.
  3. Peel oranges, removing all the pith (white portion); cut fruit into slices. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Make a syrup by dissolving the sugar in the water in a small saucepan and adding the apricot jam.
  5. Simmer over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in zest, lemon juice and liqueur.
  7. Pour over oranges.
  8. Refrigerate for several hours, basting the fruit once or twice.

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Information Per Serving (based on 8 servings): Calories: 181; Fat: no fat; Cholesterol: no cholesterol; Protein: 1 gram; Carbohydrates: 45 grams; Sugar: 40 grams; Fiber: 3.5 grams; Sodium: 2 milligrams; Calcium: 59 milligrams; Potassium: 263 milligrams.


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