Dragon Fruit Compote

Prep time: 10 minutes / Cook time: 9 hours / Serves: Makes 2 jars Category: , ,

Directions

  1. Combine dragon fruit, lemon zest, lemon juice, cinnamon stick, ginger and cardamom pods in saucepan set over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce to medium heat.
  2. Simmer 15 to 20 min., stirring frequently to prevent scorching, until liquid is syrupy. Discard whole spices and lemon zest. Stir in sugar; simmer 8 to 10 min. until thickened.
  3. Ladle compote into two 1-cup (250-mL) Mason jars and cool completely. Seal with lids and refrigerate 8 hr. until set. Enjoy immediately or store refrigerated up to 2 weeks. Decorate with festive ribbons or strings and tags.

Tip: Serve compote over ice cream, cakes and waffles. Also delicious served with roast pork or duck.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups  peeled and chopped Dragon Fruit (about two large)
  • 4  large strips Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 cup  Lemon Juice
  • 1  Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 tbsp  Minced Fresh Ginger
  • 4  Cardamom Pods
  • 1/3 cup  Sugar

 

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 15
  • Carbs 4 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protein 0.3 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 4 mg

 

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