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10-minute winter fruit compote

10-minute winter fruit compote

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Two simple steps make a deliciously fruity pudding spiced with cinnamon and cloves. It's easy to make in the microwave and counts as one of your 5-a-day

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal367
low infat1g
saturates0g
carbs85g
sugars85g
fibre4g
protein3g
low insalt0.15g
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Ingredients

  • 500g pack mixed dried fruit
  • 200ml fresh orange juice
  • half cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 0% Greek yogurt or low-fat fromage frais, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the dried fruit, orange juice and whole spices into a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on High for 4-5 mins, stirring halfway through until the juices become sticky and the fruits are plump.

  • STEP 2

    Leave the compote to stand for a minute and serve in bowls with spoonfuls of yogurt or fromage frais.

RECIPE TIPS
GIVING IT A TWIST

Replace the cinnamon stick with a whole star anise for liquorice flavour. Use grapefruit juice instead of orange. Throw in a handful of nuts or sesame and sunflower seeds just before serving.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2005

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