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Cherry Compote Over Goat Cheese

Yunhee Kim
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
This simple and healthy dessert features a round of goat cheese topped with a tangy sweet cherry compote.  

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet cherries, pitted (about 3 cups), preferably Bing
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 4 ounces goat cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 168
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 24 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 108 mg
  • calcium 60 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook cherries and sugar over medium-high heat in a skillet, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle in vinegar and thyme; cook 1 minute. Slice goat cheese into 4 rounds; top with warm compote, or refrigerate compote, covered, up to 3 days.