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Grapefruit Compote in Mint Syrup

Yield Makes 8 to 10 servings


  • 6 large grapefruit
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 fresh mint sprigs
  • Garnish: fresh mint sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Peel and section grapefruit over a serving bowl to catch juice. Measure 1/2 cup grapefruit juice. Reserve remaining juice for another use, if desired. Add grapefruit to bowl. Set aside.

  2. Bring reserved 1/2 cup grapefruit juice, sugar, honey, and 3 mint sprigs to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool completely. Remove and discard mint.

  3. Pour mint syrup over fruit in bowl. Cover and chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.