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 Recipes: Fresh Fruit Compote

Salad Recipes:
Apple Bits
Apple Cabbage Salad (Microwave)
Apple-Grape Salad
Apple Pasta Salad
Apple Raspberry Salad
Apple Salad
Brown Bag Apple Salad
Carrot-Apple Salad
Fresh Fruit Compote
Summer Apple Compote
Taffy Apple Salad
Turkey Waldorf Salad

Fresh Fruit Compote

1 pound (about 3 medium) Red Delicious or Ginger Gold apples, cored and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 pound (about 2 medium) pears, cored and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
2 slices fresh ginger, about 1/2 inch thick
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
1 cup dark raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup orange juice

In a 2-quart microwavable casserole, combine the apples, pears, raisins, orange juice, sugar, lemon juice, ginger, and allspice. Cover tightly with a lid or vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 9 to 14 minutes, or until the fruits have softened, stirring after 5 minutes. Stir in the nuts. Re-cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Remove the ginger slices. Serve warm. Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories, 376; Fat, 10 g; Cholesterol, 0.0 mg; Fiber, 7 g; Sodium, 16 mg. Percent calories from Fat, 25%.

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This site is brought to you by the Virginia State Apple Board -- an official commodity board
of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services -- promoting research, education
and marketing efforts for the state's apple industry through assistance to the
Virginia Apple Growers Association.

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