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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

Tropical Citrus Compote

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.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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)

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 139
  • Calories from fat: 2%
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.6g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 37mg
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