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Peach Compote

Recipe From Just Say Yes To Fruits and Veggies

4 servings

Perfect over plain, low-fat yogurt, whole-grain pancakes and waffles!

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4 cups chopped peaches

2 cups chopped nectarines or plums

2 tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1 cinnamon stick or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Cutting board
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Medium pot
Mixing spoon


1.) Add fruit and honey to pot over medium heat.

2.) Add lemon zest and cinnamon. Stir.

3.) Cook until fruit is soft, about 10-12 minutes.

4.) Serve immediately or refrigerate and enjoy cold!

5.) Refrigerate leftovers.


More About Peaches

How to Select

Fruit should yield to slight pressure. Avoid bruises, soft spots or cracks.

How to Store

Unripe fruit can be stored in a paper bag until ripe. Once ripe, fruit should be used within 1-2 days.

How to Prepare

Eat raw, add to a salad or salsa, grill or saut.