Tested till perfect Lemon Plum Compote

Lemon Plum Compote

Make good use of the summer plum harvest with this subtly spiced compote.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 1lemonlemons, scrubbed
  • 1 lb 1lbplumplums, quartered (about 3 cups/750 mL)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspgranulated sugar
  • 12 12peppercorns
  • 4 4whole cloves
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Cut ends off lemon; discard. Cut lemon into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices, removing any seeds; place in saucepan.

Add plums, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) water, sugar, peppercorns and cloves; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until plums are tender, 15 minutes. Let cool. Serve at room temperature, discarding lemon, peppercorns and cloves.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 98 pro 1g total fat 1g sat. fat 0g
carb 25g fibre 3g chol 0mg sodium 4mg

% RDI:

calcium 2 iron 2 vit A 3 vit C 47
folate 1
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