Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup

Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup

Fresh basil, which has a special affinity with peaches, is the secret ingredient in this sophisticated compote. The basil garnish gives guests a clue to the subtle flavor in the syrup.

Nutirion Profile: Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 20 min 50 min



  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoon dry white wine
  • 3 sprigs fresh basil, plus more for garnish
  • 2 2-1/2-inch orange zest
  • 3 cups sliced peeled peaches, (3-4 medium) (see Tip)
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Combine sugar and wine in small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Add 3 basil sprigs and orange zest; stir to immerse. Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Strain syrup into a small bowl, pressing on basil and zest to release maximum flavor.

Step 3

Shortly before serving, combine peaches, blackberries, lemon juice and basil-infused syrup in a serving bowl; toss gently to coat. Serve garnished with basil sprigs.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 129
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 337mg
  • Sodium: 210mg
  • Exchanges: 2 fruit
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2

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