Raspberry Citrus Compote
Cindy Reams of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania shares this budget-minded breakfast medley. Grapefruit is a surprising addition to the refreshing salad, which is priced at only 36¢ each.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 cup water
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed
- 3 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
- 2 medium ripe pears, peeled and chopped
- 1 large grapefruit, peeled, sectioned and seeded
- In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in raspberries. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Add oranges, pears and grapefruit; stir gently to coat. Chill leftovers.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 140 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Raspberry Citrus Compote in Quick Cooking March/April 2004