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Anise Citrus Compote

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  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Aniseed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oranges 6
  Grapefruit 3
  Lime 1

Combine first 3 ingredients.
Bring to boil and simmer 5 minutes; strain.
Peel oranges and grapefruit, removing all white part.
Cut oranges in half and slice.
Cut out grapefruit sections; squeeze about 1/2 cup juice from remaining membrane and add to anise syrup.
Arrange half the orange slices in deep bowl, then add grapefruit sections (reserve 3 for top) and remaining orange slices.
Top with reserved grapefruit sections.
Cover with anise syrup and chill.
At serving time, top with a lime rose: with a sharp knife, start at one end of lime and peel off a spiral strip about 1/2 inch wide, going around lime to other end.
Twist to form a rose.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.51 g0.78%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g0.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.28 mg0.01%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 31.3 g

Protein 2 g3.8%

Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 203.6%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 2.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Anise Citrus Compote Recipe