Herbed Fruit Compote

This sweet-savory compote goes especially well with the Honey-Marsala Glazed Ham.


3 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

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

November 1997
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