This dried fruit compote recipe is the perfect ending to a filling Passover Seder feast. This compote also works well for a Shabbat dessert or Tu B'Shvat treat. Here are more kosher for Passover dessert recipes.
At its simplest, a compote is a dish that has been made with fresh or dried fruit that has been slowly cooked or stewed (that's why compotes are also referred to as "stewed fruits") in a sugar syrup that can be laced with liquor and / or spices. Compotes are usually served chilled.
Kosher Status: Parve
- 1 cup dried plums (or prunes, pitted)
- 1 cup dried apricots
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 strip of lemon rind
- 2 whole cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- In a medium saucepan, place 1 cup dried pitted plums or prunes, 1 cup dried apricots, and 1 cup golden raisins. Add water just to cover the fruits. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add 1/2 cup sugar, 1 strip of lemon rind, 2 whole cloves and 1/4 teaspoon allspice. Stir and add a little water if necessary.
- Return heat, reduce heat and simmer gently, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until fruit has softened and syrup is thick.
- Remove lemon rind and cloves.
- Chill several hours before serving, garnished with chopped walnuts if desired.
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|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Total Fat||0 g|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Unsaturated Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g|