New England Cranberry Orange Compote
- 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