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

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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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