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Tea-Infused Warm Pear-Fig Compote

Per Serving

Tea-Infused Warm Pear-Fig Compote

Makes: 5 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 95
Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 18 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Potassium 215 mg
Protein 1 g
Phosphorus 25 mg
Choices: Fruit 1.5
  • Makes: 5 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes


2 cups water
1 Earl Grey tea bag
3 cups peeled, thinly sliced firm, ripe pears (such as D’Anjou)
1/2 cup sliced dried figs
3 Tbsp. currants
2 tsp. honey
1 strip lemon peel (about 1/2 inch by 2 inches long)
1 small cinnamon stick


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water to boiling. Remove the pan from the heat, add the tea bag, and steep for 5 minutes. Remove and discard the tea bag.
  2. Add the pears, figs, currants, honey, lemon peel, and cinnamon stick, and bring to boiling. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for about 15 to 20 minutes until the pears are tender. Remove the lemon peel and cinnamon before eating.

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