Cinnamon-Flavoured Apricot Compote

Cinnamon-Flavoured Apricot Compote

A little cooking surprisingly intensifies the flavour of apricots, bringing them more toward the concentrated taste of dried apricots.

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 10 min

80 calories per serving 


Ingredients

16 apricots, firm-ripe   650 g
2 tsp sugar   8 g
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon   2 g
1/2 cup water   125 mL

Before you start

Fot best results, use ripe apricots.

Method

  1. Briefly wash the apricots. Split them in half, pull apart and remove their pits. Add them to a saucepan with the sugar, cinnamon, and water. Cook over medium-low heat, covered, for about 5-8 min, until the apricots are soft.
  2. Take off heat and let cool. Serve with its juice either lukewarm or at room temperature.

Remarks

This compote keeps up to 10 days in the refrigerator or up to 4 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (180g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

80

Fat

0.5 g

1 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

2 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

16 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

30 %

Vitamin C

25 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Trans Fat
Low :
Fat
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Potassium
Excellent source of :
Vitamin A
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fruits | Desserts | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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