Spiced Pear Compote

Spiced Pear Compote

Pears are plentiful during the Fall season and this pear compote is the perfect way to enjoy them. You can also try this recipe using apples!

There are many ways to eat compote. Eat it on its own hot or cold, put it on top of oatmeal or yogurt or even use it as a savory sandwich spread. This pear compote is rich in vitamin C and fiber and should keep in the fridge for about a week.

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Servings 4


  • 4 ripe but firm pears*
  • ¼ cup seedless raisins
  • cup water
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoon butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Optional: honey


  • Peel pears, core and chop into bite-size pieces
  • Put pears, raisins, water, spices and butter or oil into a small pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice and cook for about 5 more minutes or until pears are soft.
  • Set aside to cool and then serve.
  • If you prefer sweeter compote feel free to add in 1 or 2 teaspoons of honey


Nutrition Facts
Spiced Pear Compote
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 4mg0%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 6g25%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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