Make the Most of Fresh Peaches

 
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Peach Compote
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients:

  • 5 ripe peaches, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions:

  1. Place ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 or 10 minutes, until peaches become very soft.
  3. Cool slightly and serve while still warm.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serves 4. Each serving has 100 calories, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g sugars, and 2 g protein.
  • Each serving also has 12% vitamin A, 40% vitamin C, 1% calcium and 5% iron.

Chef’s Tips:

  1. This sweet treat makes a delicious snack when spread on whole wheat toast.
  2. Drizzle some compote on nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt for dessert.
  3. To keep the peaches sturdier, as pictured above, simply simmer your concoction for less time.

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