Layered Mandarin Coconut Tapioca with Basil Infused Mandarin Sauce

A refreshing light dessert that combines tapioca with sweet mandarin oranges and a savory basil sauce.

  • Prep time 5 min

  • Total time 2 hr

  • Servings 2

  • Calories per serving 270

Nutrition Facts

You will need

  • 4

    teaspoons dry pearl tapioca

  • 1

    egg

  • 1-1/4

    cups milk

  • 1/4

    cup sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon pure coconut extract

  • 3/4

    cup DOLE® Fridge Pack Mandarin Oranges

  • 6

    fresh basil leaves

Method

  • 1

    Cook tapioca according to package directions, substituting coconut extract for vanilla.  Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours or overnight.

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  • 2

    Drain mandarin oranges, reserve 3 tablespoons juice in small bowl.  Add basil.  Microwave on HIGH for 60 seconds.  Allow to cool; remove basil.

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  • 3

    Spoon mandarin oranges into 2 bowls.  Top with tapioca pudding and drizzle with basil mandarin sauce.  Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.

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