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Roasted summer fruits

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Roasted summer fruits
Roasted summer fruits
  • Serves: 4 - 6

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    (approx or until the fruits are soft)
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Use up seasonal plums and other summer fruits in this sweet and sticky compote - it's delicious with yogurt as a snack and as a low-fat dessert

Ingredients

  • 4 nectarines or peaches, stoned halved or quartered
  • 4-6 plums, stoned halved or quartered
  • 4 figs
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Vanilla pod
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2tbsp water
  • Greek style honey yogurt

Use up any leftovers for breakfast. Roasted fruits taste great on porridge or with muesli and yogurt.

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5.
  2. Take an ovenproof dish and place the fruit in the dish so it's packed tight.
  3. Add the cinnamon stick, split the vanilla pod slightly down the middle to release the seeds and flavour.
  4. Sprinkle over the caster sugar and water.
  5. Roast the fruits in the oven until the fruits are soft, starting to split and you have a delicious sticky sauce formed with the juices.
  6. Serve whilst still warm with a good spoonful of honey yogurt.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 102(kcal)
  • Fat 1.6g
  • Saturates 0.9g
  • Sugars 19.8g
  • Salt 0.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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