Recipe for one: glazed navel oranges

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 5 minutes

Serves: 1


  1. rind of ½ navel orange
  2. ¼ cup boiling water
  3. ¼ cup sugar
  4. 1 navel orange
  5. 2 tablespoon ricotta cheese


  1. Slice orange rind into matchstick sized pieces.
  2. Put the rind and boiling water into a small casserole dish and microwave and high for three minutes.
  3. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve.
  4. Microwave for two minutes.
  5. Peel orange.
  6. Remove pith and outside membrane using a very sharp knife.
  7. Take care to keep orange whole.
  8. Put orange into a dish that just holds it and cover with syrup and rind.
  9. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  10. Serve glazed orange on a bed of ricotta topped with glazed rind and syrup.