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Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/peach_blackberry_compote_with_basil_syrup.html

From EatingWell:  Summer 2003, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

Fresh basil, which has a special affinity with peaches, is the secret ingredient in this sophisticated compote. The basil garnish gives guests a clue to the subtle flavor in the syrup.

4 servings, 1 cup each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Combine sugar and wine in small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Add 3 basil sprigs and orange zest; stir to immerse. Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
  2. Strain syrup into a small bowl, pressing on basil and zest to release maximum flavor.
  3. Shortly before serving, combine peaches, blackberries, lemon juice and basil-infused syrup in a serving bowl; toss gently to coat. Serve garnished with basil sprigs.

Nutrition

Per serving : 129 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 30 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 1 mg Sodium; 337 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 fruit

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