Winter Fruit Compote
Makes 4 servings
|1||can (16 ounces) pitted dark sweet cherries in syrup, undrained|
|1||tablespoon almond-flavored liqueur or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract|
|2||ripe Bartlett or Comice pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes|
|1||teaspoon chopped fresh mint|
|Fresh mint sprigs for garnish (optional)|
- Drain cherries, reserving 1/4 cup syrup. Combine reserved syrup and cornstarch in small bowl; mix until smooth. Add mixture to saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to simmer. As mixture begins to thicken, stir in honey and liqueur.
- Stir in pears and cherries. Cook 2 minutes or until fruit is warm, stirring occasionally. Spoon into dessert dishes; sprinkle with fresh mint and garnish with mint sprigs, if desired. Serve warm or at room temperature.
|Calories from Fat||3 %|
|Total Fat||1 g|
|Saturated Fat||<1 g|
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