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Plum Compote

23 Reviews
74% would make this recipe again

I make batches of this recipe when the plums are plentiful: an easy way to keep a taste of summer once the warmth has passed.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 7 min
100 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

12 plums, red or black 1.2 kg
4 tsp sugar 16 g
2/3 cup water 170 mL

Method

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

Remarks

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

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (220g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

1 g

1 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

0 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

24 g

8 %

Fibre

3 g

12 %

Sugars

21 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

8 %

Vitamin C

30 %

Calcium

1 %

Iron

2 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Trans Fat
Low  :
Fat
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Vitamin K

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 1
Other Foods 0

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23 Reviews (22 with rating only ) 74% would make this recipe again
kimmieluwho
august 19, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This recipe is delicious and so healthy. Many compotes are high in sugar; I appreciate the sparse use of sugar in this (and other SOS recipes.) I added 3/4 tsp of vanilla in addition to the other ingredients. Yum!

Useful 4

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kimmieluwho
august 19, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This recipe is delicious and so healthy. Many compotes are high in sugar; I appreciate the sparse use of sugar in this (and other SOS recipes.) I added 3/4 tsp of vanilla in addition to the other ingredients. Yum!

Useful 4