This Low Fat Fruit Compote Recipe includes rhubarb, strawberries, an orange and an apple to make a delectable fruit sauce with only .5 grams fat!
You can also add additional dried fruit, for example: raisins, or apricots can be added DURING cooking, and kiwi, grapes, bananas can be added AFTER cooking the fruit compote.
A Low Fat fruit sauce that tastes fabulous, and is very healthy too!
Serve this Fruit Compote warm or at room temperature.
1 pound chopped, fresh or frozen rhubarb
1 cup water
1/4 granulated sugar, more if desired
2 cups fresh, sliced, strawberries
1/2 cup low fat or fat free plain yogurt
2 tbsp. brown sugar, packed
If desired, additional dried fruit such as raisins or apricots, and/or fresh fruits such as kiwi, grapes or bananas.
Squeeze the juice from the orange, and grate the rind.
Peel, core, and thinly slice the apple.
In a pan, combine the orange rind, orange juice, chopped rhubarb, and the sliced apple, water, and sugar, (and dried fruit, if desired).
Bring fruit to a boil, and then immediately reduce heat to low, and allow fruit to simmer (with lid ajar), for about 10 minutes, or until fruit is tender, stirring often to prevent sticking and burning.
Remove from heat, and stir in the strawberries, (and additional fresh fruit, if desired).
Taste for sweetness, and add more sugar if desired.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Top each serving with a dollop of low fat or fat free plain yogurt, and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Makes 8 servings, about 2/3 cup each.
A delectable fruit sauce with only about .5 grams fat!
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