Roasted nectarines with crumble topping

Roasted nectarines with crumble topping

Nectarines are one of our favourite summer fruits, and this makes a delicious gluten-free alternative to heavier traditional crumbles. Nectarines are rich in immune boosting nutrients vitamin C and beta carotene (which is converted to vitamin A by the body), as well as antioxidants such as lutein which is important for healthy eyes.

This is delicious as a light pudding and even works as a breakfast.

Prep time: 10 minutes   Cooking time: 20 minutes  Serves: 3

Ingredients:

2 ripe nectarines
40g ground almonds
20g light brown muscovado sugar
30g butter, grated
25g oats (gluten-free, if not tolerated)
10g hazelnuts, crushed

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180C.
Halve or quarter the nectarines, remove the stones, and place in an ovenproof dish.
In a mixing bowl, combine the ground almonds and grated cold butter (I just grate as it saves time and makes the butter nice and small to start with). Using your fingers, massage the two ingredients together until it resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the sugar, oats and crushed hazelnuts and stir to combine.
Sprinkle the crumble topping over the nectarines and place in the oven for 20 minutes until the nectarines are lovely and soft and the crumble crunchy.

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