Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

Serve with my Vanilla-Citrus Tea Ring. Any remaining compote would be wonderful served for breakfast or dessert with a spoonful of yogurt or creme fraiche. From Bon Appetit.

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  1. Place 1 1/2 pounds strawberries and rhubarb in medium pot.
  2. Mix in sugar, ginger, lime juice, and peel.
  3. Cook over high heat until sugar dissolves, stirring often.
  4. Boil 4 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Reduce heat to medium; simmer just until rhubarb is beginning to fall apart, about 3 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in remaining strawberries.
  8. Cool.
  9. Chill until cold at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.
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5 5

Very very tasty! I used scissors to cut up the ginger and next time I will cut it up smaller as I didn't like biting into the bits of ginger so much. Otherwise, this was excellent and it was nice to have another tasty recipe for rhubarb besides just rhubarb sauce. Thanks Bev!

5 5

Delicious! I served mine on a Belgian waffle with whipped cream. It would also be lovely on French toast or over ice cream. Thank you, Bev. [Made for Name That Ingredient]

5 5

Note- review is with the substitution of blackberries & red raspberries as I am allergic to strawberries. This was excellent! The flavors just get better with time. I used 1/2 red raspberries & 1/2 blackberries equivalant to the amount of strawberries called for in the recipe. My husband had asked me to make the strawberry rhubarb sauce that he enjoyed as a child. He was really impressed with the new flavor variation of an old favorite. I could see this on a pound cake, vanilla ice cream, with roast pork or even with baked cinnamon sugar tortilla chips (or the tea ring as suggested in the intro). I was also considering making Gingered Cranberry-Raspberry Relish or Cranberry-Rhubarb Relish, no regrets with this one! Make sure your ginger is minced VERY fine, it is a strong flavor. I did reduce slightly for that reason. Thanks for sharing.