Winter Fruit Compote

posted by Pat T 11-03-98 12:59 PM

Winter Fruit Compote

1 can (29 oz.) pear halves in lite syrup
1 can (16 oz.) peach slices in lite syrup
1 can (16 oz.) mandarin orange segments
1 pkg. (6 oz.) craisins (sweetened dried cranberries)
1/2 C. sugar
1 T. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ginger
3 T. orange juice concentrate

Drain fruit; reserving syrup. Measure reserved liquid from pears, adding liquid from peaches and oranges to equal 1-1/2 cups. In a medium saucepan, combine liquid, craisins, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and ginger. Mix well. Bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes.

Stir in pear halves, orange segments and peach slices. Cook over low heat until fruit is thoroughly heated. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings, approximately 1/2 cup each.

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