Citrus Compote

Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Trinda Gage

If there are leftovers, turn them into a zesty Citrus Smoothie.

Yield: 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 navel oranges
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 2 tangerines
  • 1 white grapefruit
  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups gin
  • Lime rind strips


  1. Peel, section, and seed oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit. Cut the rind of 1 orange into thin strips. Set fruit aside.
  2. Bring orange rind strips, sugar, and gin to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring constantly, 15 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Twist lime rind strips into 6 individual compotes; layer fruit sections in compotes. Pour warm syrup over fruit.
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