Lemon Plum Compote

Author: Canadian Living

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

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon scrubbed
  • 1 lb plum quartered (about 3 cups/750 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 12 peppercorns
  • 4 whole cloves

Method

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 facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 98.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 47.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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