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Mixed Berry Compote with Lemon Sorbet

July/August 1997

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Turn your favorite fresh summer berries into a quick fruit sauce for lemon sorbet.


Mixed Berry Compote with Lemon Sorbet Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups mixed fresh berries, such as blackberries and raspberries
  • 1/4 cup crème de cassis
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pint frozen lemon sorbet, softened slightly

Preparation

  1. Mash 1/2 cup berries in a medium bowl with a fork. Add crème de cassis, sugar and lemon juice, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add remaining berries and toss to coat with sauce.
  2. Divide berry compote among 4 dessert dishes and top each with a scoop of sorbet. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving: 220 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 48 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 8 g fiber; 35 mg sodium; 220 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (55% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
Season
Spring
Summer
Fall
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Publication
July/August 1997
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