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.

Elizabeth Hiser
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1998


Recipe Summary

4 hrs


Ingredient Checklist


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; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 61g 20% DV; dietary fiber 4.3g 17% DV; sugars 42.7g; fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 0.3IU; vitamin c 47.4mg 79% DV; folate 0.1mcg; calcium 16.8mg 2% DV; ironmg; magnesium 0.1mg; potassium 278mg 8% DV; sodium 98.5mg 4% DV; thiaminmg 3% DV.