Strawberry and Port Compote

Strawberry and Port Compote

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The combination of fruit and wine is a winner and this recipe is no exception.   I play around with this template for compote all year, for other combinations try Fig and Rosemary Compote with Greek Yogurt (there’s a video and dance break on this post), Stone Fruit Jam , and Prunes with Fig.  Strawberry and Port Compote was featured on New Day Northwest (watch the segment from the link below!) with Toasty Walnut Cinnamon Granola.

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Foodie Note: Use a mid-range priced port for cooking.  I use Quarles Harris Ruby Porto from Trader Joe’s, which costs about $10.  Save the good stuff for after dinner.

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Ingredients:

3 cups strawberries, frozen or fresh

1/2 cup port

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 pinch of salt

Directions:

1) Add port and sugar into a sauce pan, heat over medium high until port begins to simmer.  Use a whisk to stir and dissolve sugar.

2) Add strawberries, reduce heat to low and simmer partially covered with lid about 30-35 minutes.  Let cool and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.  Serve over plain Greek yogurt, my favorite is FAGE 2%, with Toasty Walnut Cinnamon Granola.