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Fruit Compote

Fruit Compote

70 Ratings
70 Ratings
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Makes: 5 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This compote has a thick and sweet sauce that is mixed with fruit for a delicious dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 can pineapple chunks (8 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 banana (medium, peeled and sliced)
  • 1 pear (sliced in cubes)
  • 2 peaches (sliced in cubes)

Directions

1. Drain the juice from the canned pineapple into a small saucepan.

2. Stir in orange juice and cornstarch. Blend until smooth.

3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

4. Let the juice mix cool to room temperature.

5. While the juice mix is cooling, peel and slice the banana. Wash the pear and peaches and cut them into cubes.

6. Pour the cooled juice mix into a large bowl. Add the pieces of pineapple, banana, pear, and peaches. Stir together.

Notes

You can serve this compote in serving dishes, or over frozen yogurt or waffles.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup prepared compote, 1/5 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 171
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 34 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 32 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 524 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 171
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 34 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 32 mg
Potassium 524 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Copper 217 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 38 mg
Phosphorus 41 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 20 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 55 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 37 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1 1/2 cups

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There is too much liquid for the amount of cornstarch, therefore, it would not thicken.
04/02/12
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