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Flathead Cherry Compote

Flathead Cherry Compote


"This simple compote is a great accompaniment to roasted lamb or beef. We live in Flathead cherry country so that's what I use, but any sweet dark cherry will work. If using frozen cherries, it usually isn't necessary to add the water."
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25 m servings 68 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 68 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the cherries, sugar, rosemary, and water in a saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until cherries are tender and sauce is thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm or cold.

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flathead cherries are a local favorite. I am often torn as to just eating them fresh since we can only savor them maybe 2 months out of the year or buying enough at peak to freeze or preserve. ...

So good! I got my cherries from the farmers market and it didn't say the kind but they were dark and sweet. I served it over some chicken I just had pan fried with a little S&P and garlic powd...

Ann says 'Give this a 10'.

Served for husband's 45th birthday dinner. Tasty and different. Served with Roasted Lamb with Root Vegetables and Strawberry Blue Cheese Salad.

I love, love, love Flathead cherries! Had a summer job sorting them as a teenager. This compote is delicious!!

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