Fruit with Apricot Compote

If you don't have any dessert ideas for tonight, try this great way of satisfying your sweet tooth while receiving numerous nutritional benefits. This easy compote is quick, naturally sweet and very versatile. It can be served alone, topped with vanilla yogurt or as a topping over fresh fruit such as pears or apples for a healthy dessert.

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Bring the lemon juice, orange juice and honey to a boil and add apricots and raisins in a small saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer just until they become tender and a little syrupy, about 10 minutes. Do not overcook or they will dissolve. You want to still have definition in your fruit.
  3. Remove apricots and raisins with a slotted spoon and reduce sauce for about 2 minutes to thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and add apricots, raisins, and walnuts back to sauce.
  5. Serve warm or chilled.
Yields about 2 cups
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