Spicy Dried Fig Dessert Compote


Makes 4 servings


1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
1 cup orange juice
12 dried figs, cut into halves
12 dried apricot halves
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 stick cinnamon
4 whole allspice
2 whole cloves
1 tablespoon honey


  1. Drain pineapple; reserve juice. Combine pineapple juice, orange juice, figs, apricots, orange peel, cinnamon, allspice and cloves in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until fruits are tender.
  2. Remove whole spices. Stir in honey and pineapple chunks; heat through. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutritional Information

Calories 240
Calories from Fat 3 %
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat trace g
Carbohydrate 61 g
Fiber 7 g
Protein 3 g

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 4

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