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Total Fat: Less than 1 g
Saturated Fat: Less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 3 mg
Calcium: 15 mg
Iron: Less than 1 mg
¾ c. water
½ c. sugar
2 t. fresh lemon juice
1 piece lemon peel
½ t. rum or vanilla extract (optional)
1 pineapple, cored and peeled, cut into 8 slices
2 mangoes, peeled and pitted, cut into 8 pieces
3 bananas, peeled, cut into 8 diagonal pieces
Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Homemade sour cream
In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon peel
(and rum or vanilla extract if desired). Bring to a boil, then
reduce the heat and add the fruit. Cook at a very low heat for 5
Pour the syrup in a cup. Remove the lemon peel and cool the cooked
fruit for 2 hours. To serve the compote, arrange the fruit in a
serving dish and pour a few teaspoons of syrup over the fruit.
Garnish with mint leaves. Serve with homemade sour cream.