Blueberry Compote

Photo: Chris Gonzaga

This flavorful compote is packed with antioxidants, vitamins C, A and E and magnesium.

Makes: 4-6 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups (475 mL) fresh blueberries, washed
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) crème de cassis [Optional. Substitute: water]
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Fresh mint leaves

Recipe Tips

This compote can be made up to two days in advance and stored in the fridge.

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine water, crème de cassis (if using) and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a boil and reduce by about half.
  2. Reduce to a simmer, adding blueberries, lemon juice and zest.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes.
  4. Set aside and cool.
  5. Serve over no-fat, plain dairy-free yogurt. Garnish with mint leaves.