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Blueberry Compote

Photo: Hector Sanchez 

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 20 mins

Makes 1 3/4 cups

4-ingredient blueberry compote elegantly tops your favorite breakfast waffles or pancakes. Make the compote a day or two ahead of time and refrigerate until needed.


  • 3 cups fresh blueberries (about 14 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon water

How to Make It

  1. Combine ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high. Boil, stirring often, until blueberries break down, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.