Ground cherries, closer to tomatoes than regular cherries, star in this easy compote recipe. Try it on toast, as part of a cheese platter, or mixed into oatmeal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium heavy saucepan combine ground cherries, sugar, lemon zest and juice, and nutmeg. With a small knife split the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape seeds from pod. Add seeds to cherry mixture and discard pod.

  • Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into an airtight container and refrigerate up to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 mg sodium. 3 mg potassium; 22 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 17 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 336 IU vitamin a; 6 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 1 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 5 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;