Gingered Melon Compote

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Nutritional Information

Calories 137
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.4 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 34.4 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 9 mg


1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped peeled fresh ginger
6 whole cloves
6 whole allspice
2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1 cup cubed peeled cantaloupe
1 cup blueberries


Combine first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Strain sugar syrup through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Cover sugar syrup, and chill.

Divide watermelon, cantaloupe, and blueberries evenly among 6 dessert dishes. Spoon 1/4 cup sugar syrup over each serving.