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Herbed Fruit Compote

Yield 3 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
This sweet-savory compote goes especially well with the Honey-Marsala Glazed Ham.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried pears
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sweet Marsala
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rubbed sage

Nutrition Information

  • calories 80
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • fat 0.5 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 20 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 7 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add water and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until thick (about 20 minutes). Pour into a bowl; cool.

  2. Note: Apple juice may be substituted for Marsala, if desired.