Cinnamon Fruit Compote

Author: Canadian Living

Spooning this over hot or cold cereal means that no extra sugar is needed.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped dried apricot
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apple
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberry
  • 1/2 cup chopped date
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 strips lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Method

In saucepan, bring apricots, apples, cranberries, dates, sugar, lemon rind and juice, cinnamon and 2 cups (500 mL) water to boil. Cover and simmer over medium-low heat until fruit is tender, about 20 minutes. Discard lemon rind and cinnamon stick. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 95.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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