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Low Carb Berry Sauce

This low carb berry sauce is made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot. Very easy and super delicious sugar free recipe!Low Carb Berry Sauce - a sugar free recipe that's made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

 

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This sauce is SO easy to make! Just dump the fruit and some sweetener into a slow cooker – and let it go to work! Here are some ways to use this sauce:

  • Over vanilla ice cream (low carb store-bought brands I love are Breyer's CarbSmart, HaloTop and Arctic Zero)
  • In a crepe
  • Over low carb waffles
  • As a layer in a breakfast parfait with nuts and Greek yogurt – see my recipe here!
  • You could even add it to your favorite protein smoothie!

How to Make Low Carb Berry Sauce

To make the sauce I added fresh blueberries, blackberries and strawberries to a slow cooker. I have a small 3 quart slow cooker which is perfect for this sauce but I've also used the slow cooker function on my Instant Pot. Oh and I hulled the strawberries with my trusty strawberry huller! If you don't have one, I highly recommend them! They ARE uni-taskers, but they're small, inexpensive and work so well!

Low Carb Berry Sauce - a sugar free recipe that's made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

I also added a splash of water and some low carb sweetener – use whichever one you prefer! I used Lakanto and you can get 20% off anything in their store if you use coupon code SAFTC!

I cooked the sauce on low heat for around 3 hours (use the slow cooker function on the Instant Pot). Towards the end of the cooking time I sprinkled over a pinch of xanthan gum. This makes the sauce slightly more jam-like, without adding taste or carbs. It is totally optional though, as it depends on what consistency of sauce you prefer.

Note: The cooking process can drain some of the color from the strawberries. If you like, you may want to add a few drops of red food dye to restore the color.

Low Carb Berry Sauce - a sugar free recipe that's made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

Let the sauce cool then spoon it into a jar or suitable storage container. Store in the fridge until required.

Low Carb Berry Sauce - a sugar free recipe that's made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

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Here's the berry sauce poured over some low carb vanilla ice cream – SO good!!

Low Carb Berry Sauce - a sugar free recipe that's made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

Low Carb Berry Sauce

Low Carb Berry Sauce

Yield: 3 Cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes

This low carb berry sauce is made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot. Very easy and super delicious sugar free recipe!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add the berries, water and sweetener to a slow cooker or Instant Pot.
  2. Cook for 3 hours on a low heat (use the slow cooker function if using an Instant Pot).
  3. Towards the end of the cooking time, stir in the xanthan gum and food dye (if using).
  4. Let cool, transfer to a storage container, and keep in the fridge.

Notes

3g net carbs per serving of ¼ cup of sauce

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Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size ¼ cup of sauce
Amount Per Serving Calories 18Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 0g

Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.

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Tuesday 21st of May 2019

I LOVE this recipe! I adjust the berries to whatever I have, and cook out on the stove. Makes a bunch and keeps really long.

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Tuesday 21st of May 2019

I am so glad that you liked it!

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The perfect topping for my favorite breakfast: keto noatmeal made with coconut flour.

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Saturday 8th of October 2016

I bet this would be awesome in a Yogurt Power Bowl!! I have those several times a week. (And I love that it is made in a slow-cooker!)

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