If you love the taste of peaches, this compote is right up your alley. Unlike something sweet like a peach jam, this savory compote has notes of cinnamon, rosemary, garlic and red pepper flakes to add pizzaz to every bite.
How Do You Make The Best Savory Peach Compote?
Peaches are one of the most delicious fruits around, and they make a great healthy snack. I especially love the taste of peaches in dishes where it is unexpected. While many will take fruit and add it to desserts, my favorite is making it into other dishes like Citrust Maple Pork Chops or Lemon Garlic Shrimp. This savory peach compote recipe is easy to make and can be used in place of a marinade or sauce for your meat dishes.
What Ingredients Do I Need?
- Olive Oil
- Red Onion
- Dried Rosemary
- Ground Cinnamon
- Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
- Fresh Lemon Juice
How Long Can I Store This Recipe?
Even though the pictures show this being stored in a mason jar, this is not a canning recipe. You can store this in an airtight container for several days though.
A Visual Guide To Making This Recipe
How Many Points Are In This Recipe?
With the new PersonalPoints Plan, points can vary for each individual person based on their unique list of zero point foods. Points can also vary with different brands. Please use your recipe maker to determine your exact points.
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- 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
- 1-2 large garlic cloves, finely minced
- ½ c. red onion, finely chopped (about ½ medium)
- Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
- 1 t. dried rosemary
- 1 t. ground cinnamon
- 1/8 – ¼ t. crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 T. fresh lemon juice
- 4 large rice peaches, diced (approximately 4 heaping cups)
- 3 T. honey, preferably local
- 2 T. water
1.Add olive oil, garlic, and red onion to a large saucepan set over medium heat. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.
2.Add the rosemary, cinnamon, and crushed red pepper flakes to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally until the onion softens and the spices become very fragrant approximately 4-5 minutes.
3.Add the lemon juice, peaches, honey, and water to the skillet and stir to combine. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a rapid boil. Immediately reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the peaches are soft and the mixture starts to thicken approximately 10-12 minutes.
4.Remove from heat and cool for several minutes. Working in batches if necessary, transfer the warm peach mixture to a blender and quickly pulse for a few seconds just until blended, but not completely smooth.
5.Use immediately or store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 to 4 days. Enjoy!
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