Dried Pear and Fig Compote (Alton Brown) Recipe

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Dried Pear and Fig Compote (Alton Brown)
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  1. Put all ingredients in medium saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove cloves, cinnamon stick, and star anise. Serve warm or cool. Serve with pork or lamb dishes, or as topping for ice cream. Store in an airtight container with lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1836.26 Kcal (7688 kJ)
Calories from fat 59.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.58g 10%
Sodium 587.96mg 24%
Potassium 4135.54mg 88%
Total Carbs 471.64g 157%
Sugars 391.02g 1564%
Dietary Fiber 58.6g 234%
Protein 16.14g 32%
Vitamin C 32.3mg 54%
Iron 13.2mg 73%
Calcium 622.7mg 62%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 213.84 Kcal (895 kJ)
Calories from fat 6.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.77g 10%
Sodium 68.47mg 24%
Potassium 481.6mg 88%
Total Carbs 54.93g 157%
Sugars 45.54g 1564%
Dietary Fiber 6.82g 234%
Protein 1.88g 32%
Vitamin C 3.8mg 54%
Iron 1.5mg 73%
Calcium 72.5mg 62%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 36.5
  • 50

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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