Nectarine and plum compote
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Time to make:
$1.90 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
- 2 nectarines
- 6 plums
- 225ml orange juice
- 1/4–1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 tablespoons reduced-sugar apricot jam
- 2-3 teaspoons cornflour
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Remove stones then slice nectarines and plums. Place in a saucepan with orange juice, ginger and jam. Cook over a gentle heat until jam becomes liquid and fruit becomes soft and tender.
Step 2 Mix cornflour with a little of the hot liquid to form a paste. Return to saucepan and stir until mixture is thickened. Serve.
Use peaches and apricots instead of nectarines and plums.
- Vary the compote thickness by adding less or more cornflour.
- Served with low-fat yoghurt, this compote is perfect for breakfast.
About this recipe
First published: March 2011