New England Cranberry Orange Compote
cup maple syrup
pound fresh cranberries
cup orange juice
cup orange rind, cut into thin strips
tablespoon grated orange zest
tablespoons coarsely chopped candied ginger
cup walnuts, pecans, or your favorite nut, coarsely chopped
- Place sugar and 1 1/4 cups water in large saucepan; bring to boiling. Reduce the heat to low and cook 10 to 15 minutes, or until the sugar syrup begins to thicken slightly and turn pale amber.
- Add maple syrup and cranberries. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cranberries begin to pop. Add orange juice, rind, and zest. Cook another 5 to 10 minutes, or until sauce begins to thicken slightly.
- Remove from the heat. Add ginger and nuts, stirring well. Cool completely. Place in a clean jar and cover; refrigerate up to a week, or freeze 6 months. Makes 4 cups.
From the Test Kitchen
Candied or crystalized ginger is available in the specialty food section of most supermarkets or at candy shops.
Nutrition Facts(New England Cranberry Orange Compote)
- Per serving:
- 77 kcal cal.,
- 2 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 0 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 2 mg sodium,
- 14 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 11 g sugar,
- 1 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet