This quick and easy fruit compote is handy to have on hand for days when you're struggling to get all your servings of fruit.
6 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 20 minutes |
Total Time: 4 hours (including chilling time)
4 cups white grape juice, or apple juice
2 teaspoons aniseed, or 1 cinnamon stick
1 1/2 teaspoon honey
Fresh zest of 1 lemon, cut into julienne
1 12-ounce package mixed dried fruit, such as apricots, apples, pears, peaches and prunes
Combine grape (or apple) juice, aniseed (or cinnamon stick), honey and lemon zest in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Add fruit and simmer, uncovered, until softened, about 10 minutes.
Transfer fruit to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Increase heat to medium and simmer poaching liquid until reduced to 1 cup, 10 to 15 minutes. Pour over the reserved fruit. Refrigerate, covered, until cold, several hours or overnight.
Per serving :
0 g Fat;
0 g Sat;
0 g Mono;
0 mg Cholesterol;
60 g Carbohydrates;
2 g Protein;
4 g Fiber;
95 mg Sodium;
290 mg Potassium