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Tropical fruit compote




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Tropical fruit compote

Servings: 8

Calories: 148

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

* Ingredients:

c. water

c. sugar

2 t. fresh lemon juice

1 piece lemon peel

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

* Directions:

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
minutes.

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.

 

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