Fig and Apple Compote

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on October 31, 2012.



Fig and Apple Compote

  • 2 Red Delicious apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 14 ounces dried figs
  • 1 (2-inch) stick cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider


  1. Place the apples, figs, and cinnamon stick into a large saucepan.
  2. Pour in the lemon juice and apple cider.
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, and cook 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cover the compote as it cooks if you prefer the compote thinner.
  5. Serve warm or cold with your favorite ice cream.

Makes 2 cups or 16 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per 2 Tablespoon serving:
90 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 1 g protein


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