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Grapefruit Compote in Rosemary Syrup

Oxmoor House
Yield 10 servings
Top fresh grapefruit sections with rosemary-infused syrup that makes a perfect flavor partner for the tangy citrus fruit.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 6 large grapefruit
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries with stems
  • Garnish: additional fresh rosemary sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool completely. Remove and discard rosemary.

  2. Peel and section grapefruit over a serving bowl to catch juice. Add grapefruit to bowl. Pour rosemary syrup over fruit in bowl. Add cherries. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Garnish, if desired.

Christmas with Southern Living 1997