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Tropical Citrus Compote

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
This fruit combo is refreshing by itself, and a serving offers about a day's worth of vitamin C. It can also top waffles or pound cake. Garnish with thinly sliced lime rind, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 1/2 cups orange sections (about 3 oranges)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped peeled mango (about 1 mango)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped peeled papaya (about 1 papaya)
  • 1 cup red grapefruit sections (about 2 grapefruit)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 139
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 35.6 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 3 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1/2 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; stir in rinds. Cool to room temperature. Strain sugar mixture through a fine sieve; discard solids.

  2. Combine orange and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Add sugar mixture; toss gently.