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Aired on March 23, 2019

Fresh Fruit Compote Recipe

½ medium Lemon

½ cup water

¼ cup honey

2 cups sliced peeled apples

2 cups sliced peeled peaches

1 cup sliced peeled pears

1/3 cup apricot spreadable fruit

2 cups sliced strawberries

1 cup seedless red grapes

7 tablespoons vanilla yogurt


  1. Cut two 1-in. long strips from lemon peel. Squeeze juice from lemon. In a large saucepan, combine the water, honey, lemon juice and lemon peel strips. Add the apples, peaches, and pears. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until fruit is softened.


  1. Remove from the heat; discard lemon peel. Using a slotted spoon, transfer fruit to a large bowl; discard poaching liquid. Stir in spreadable fruit, strawberries and grapes. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon. Top each serving with yogurt.

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