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Recipe: Fruit compote a la mode

Serves 8

Medically reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dietitian Tip

This fruit compote is delicious hot or cold with frozen yogurt.


  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 12-ounce package mixed dried fruit (dice larger pieces of fruit)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 cups fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt


Combine water, orange juice, dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger in a saucepan and place over medium heat. Gently stir and simmer for 10 minutes, covered.

Remove the cover and continue to simmer over very low heat for an additional 10 minutes or until the fruit is soft.

Serve warm or cold in bowls with vanilla frozen yogurt.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1 cup total (1/2 cup compote, 1/2 cup frozen yogurt)
Carbohydrate52 g
Cholesterol3 mg
Fiber3 g
Protein5 g
Sodium70 mg
Monounsaturated Fattrace
Saturated Fattrace
Total Fattrace

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