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Peach Compote Recipe

Creative Cooking for the Health-Conscious Gourmet

Low-Calorie | Low-Cholesterol | Low-Fat

healthy peach compote recipe

Healthy Peach Compote Recipe

This recipe is appropriate for low-calorie, low-cholesterol, and low-fat diet regimens with the added bonus of 2 grams of fiber per serving.

This peach compote can be eaten on its own or added as a topping for desserts, breakfast foods like waffles, pancakes, and French Toast, or add to meats such as pork chops or pork loin.


  • 1/4 cup sugar (can adjust to your liking)

  • 8 ripe peaches

  • 1 T lemon juice


  1. Peel peaches and cut into rough chunks.

  2. Place peaches in small saucepan and heat on medium low/heat for around 5 minutes until they begin to soften and release some liquid.

  3. Mash peaches and add 1 T lemon juice.

  4. Add ¼ cup of sugar and stir until dissolved.

  5. Set the heat to med/high and bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.

  6. Turn heat back to medium/low and let simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning.

  7. Use an immersion blender or masher to bring compote to desired consistency.

  8. Transfer to a heat safe container and let cool.

Nutritional Information

Servings 10

Nutrition Facts Per servong

Calories: 85

Total fat: 0.3 g

Saturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 0 mg

Potassium: 230 mg

Total carbohydrates: 21.2 g

Dietary fiber: 1.9 g

Sugars: 21.2 g

Chef and Author: Justin Gillette

Medically Reviewed by FibonacciMD editors.

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