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. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1998

Elizabeth Hiser


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

241 calories; total fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 99mg 4% DV; potassium 278mg 8% DV; carbohydrates 61g 20% DV; fiber 4.3g 17% DV; sugar 43g; protein 1.4g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 4; vitamin a iuIU; vitamin c 47mg; folatemcg; calcium 17mg; ironmg; magnesiummg; thiaminmg.