Chocolate-Dipped Orange Slices

Adapted from The South Beach Diet, this recipe calls for oranges rather than strawberries.
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Chocolate-Dipped Orange Slices

30 MINUTES OR LESS
Adapted from The South Beach Diet, this recipe calls for oranges rather than strawberries. Be sure to use a soy margarine with the lowest amount of hydrogenation.

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  • SERVINGServings

Ingredients

  • 2 squares semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 Tbs. soy margarine
  • Dash vanilla extract
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled and sectioned

Preparation

  1. Line baking sheet with wax paper. Melt chocolate in top half of double boiler over simmering water. When melted, remove from heat, and stir in margarine and vanilla.
  2. Dip end of each orange section into melted chocolate, coating about half of each section. Place sections on baking sheet. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes, or until chocolate sets.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: SERVES 1 TO 2
  • Calories: 230
  • Carbohydrate Content: 24 g
  • Fat Content: 17 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 7 g
  • Sodium Content: 65 mg
  • Sugar Content: 9 g