Rosemary Fruit Compote

RoseMary Fruit Compote

Health Benefits: Rosemary is an excellent source of antioxidants.
Recipe prepared by Chef Prashant Josse
Nutrition Facts by Rachel Stahl, Culinary Nutrition Fellow

Recipe Yield: 10 servings


2 cups apple juice
1 tbsp lemon zest, grated
1 cinnamon stick, halved
3 cloves, whole
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp margarine
2 firm pears, peeled and each cut into 8 wedges with core removed
1/2 cup dried apricots
4 dried figs, quartered
2 sprigs rosemary, fresh
1 tbsp golden raisins

  1. Bring apple juice, lemon zest, and next 3 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan, simmer 5 minutes..
  2. Add margarine, pears, and dried fruit and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until pears are tender, about 20 minutes. Reduce liquid by 1/2.
  3. Chop fresh rosemary and add ½ teaspoon to compote. Pour over chicken or use as an underlay. Garnish with remaining fresh rosemary sprig.

Nutritional facts per serving:
75 calories
1g fat (12% of calories from fat)
.2g saturated fat (2.4% of calories from saturated fat)
0mg cholesterol
12mg sodium
2.4g dietary fiber
.4g protein
16g carbohydrates




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