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Gingered Melon Compote

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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