Spicy Fruit Compote

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
cup orange juice
1/2
cup water
1/3
cup maple-flavored syrup, real maple syrup or packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup dried apricots, cut in half
2
pears or apples, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
2
tablespoons sugar
1/4
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2
cinnamon sticks

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients until blended. Heat to boiling over medium high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 8 to 12 minutes or until pears are tender.
  • 2 Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve compote warm or cold.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Make the compote up to 4 days ahead of time; cover and refrigerate. Serve cold, or reheat in the microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes until warm.

Substitute ground cinnamon for the pumpkin pie spice, raisins for the cranberries and dried peaches for the apricots.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
10mg
10%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
34g
34%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.