Cherry Compote

Cherry Compote

Photo by Robert P.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • cups dried sour cherries (9 oz)

  • cup ruby Port

  • ¾

    cup dry red wine

  • 6

    tablespoons sugar

  • 1

    (2- to 3-inch) piece of cinnamon stick

  • ¾

    teaspoon black pepper

  • 2

    teaspoons cornstarch

  • 2

    teaspoons red-wine vinegar

Directions

Bring cherries, Port, wine, sugar, cinnamon stick, pepper, and a pinch of salt to a boil in a 1-quart heavy saucepan over moderate heat. Stir together cornstarch and vinegar until smooth, then stir into boiling liquid. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and cover, then let stand 15 minutes. Serve warm.


Nutrition

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