Quick Fruit Compote
My mother used to make this recipe when I was a child. My four kids always ate more fruit when I dressed it up this way. -Maxine Otis Hobson, Montana
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 cup apricot nectar, divided
- Dash to 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- Dash to 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 firm banana, cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 4 fresh strawberries, sliced
- 1 kiwifruit, halved and thinly sliced
- In a small saucepan, bring 3/4 cup apricot nectar, cloves and cinnamon to a boil. Combine cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup apricot nectar until smooth; gradually whisk into nectar mixture. Return to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Cool.
- Stir in banana, strawberries and kiwi. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 174 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Fruit Compote in Reminisce Extra June 2005