Fruit Compote

By 30 Minutes or Less
Try this quick dessert recipe that makes a great side dish too!

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus cooling time


Serves: 5
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, White, Green, Blue


1 can (8 oz.) pineapple chunks
1 1/2 cups orange juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 medium banana
1 medium pear
2 plums


Drain the juice from the canned pineapple into a small saucepan. 

Stir in orange juice and cornstarch. 

Blend until smooth. 

Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. 

Let the juice mix cool to room temperature. 

When cool, peel and slice the banana. 

Wash the pear and plums and cut them into cubes. 

Pour the cooled juice mix into a large bowl. 

Add cut up fruit and stir.

Note:  You can serve this compote in serving dishes, or over frozen yogurt or waffles.

Each serving provides: an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of potassium and fiber.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    121
  • Carbohydrates:    30g
  • Total Fat:    0.4g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.1g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    3%
  • Sodium:    2 mg
  • Protein:    1g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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