Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote with Fresh Mint

Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote with Fresh Mint

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  • Prep: 1 hr
  • Cook Time: 11 min
  • Total: 1 hr 11 min
  • Serving: Serves 4-6

Once rhubarb is in season, fresh strawberries are not far behind. Try this delicious seasonal dessert served over angel food cake and garnished with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprig of mint.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups 1/2-inch-wide pieces fresh rhubarb (cut from about 1 pound)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1, 1-pint container fresh strawberries, hulled, halved
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • Whipped cream and mint sprigs to garnish

Directions

  1. In a large sauce pan, place the rhubarb, sugar and 1/4 cup of water over medium heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue to simmer the mixture for about 8 minutes, until rhubarb is tender yet soft.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and add the strawberries, stirring gently.
  4. Empty the mixture into a bowl and fold in the mint. Place in the refrigerator for about 1 hour until chilled.
  5. Divide into bowls, and top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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