Peach Month Recipe: Peach Compote

 
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Looking for a fun new way to use peaches during Peach Month? Try this fantastic peach compote recipe, which makes a tasty sauce that's fantastic when drizzled over ice cream or pancakes or even toast! Feel free to send the recipe along to your clients or feature it in your next cooking demonstration...

Easy Peach CompotePeach 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 all the ingredients in a medium saucepan on the stove and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until the peaches become very soft.
  3. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

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

Chef’s Tips:

  1. This compote is delicious when spread on whole wheat toast or drizzled over nonfat frozen vanilla yogurt. Try it on pancakes too!
  2. Feel free to substitute nectarines or another stone fruit for the peaches.

Peach Facts:

  • A single peach is loaded with nutrients, including vitamin A, potassium, vitamin C, fiber, and niacin. They also offer little to no saturated fat, cholesterol, or sodium.
  • Vitamin C is vital for a healthy immune system.

Want to spread the word about this spread? Here's a free PDF handout that you can distribute any way you'd like!

Peach Compote Recipe

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