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Dried Fruit Compote

Makes about 8 1/2-cup servings

Serve this delicious compote for breakfast on hot cereal or for dessert with Brown Rice Pudding (see recipe).

1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup pitted prunes
1/2 cup halved dried figs
1/2 cup dried peaches or apricots
1/2 cup white grape juice concentrate or apple juice concentrate
1 water, as needed

Combine raisins, prunes, figs, peaches or apricots, and juice concentrate in a saucepan. Add just enough water to cover fruit.

Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

Per 1/2-cup serving

  • Calories: 132
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  • Calories from Fat: 2.1%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 1.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Sugar: 25.9 g
  • Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Sodium: 4 mg
  • Calcium: 29 mg
  • Iron: 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C: 15.8 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 153 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.1 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.