Blueberry Compote



Serving size

1/4 cup
30 minutes

This recipe may be multiplied and will keep well, refrigerated, for up to a week. Reheat gently or serve cold.

Blueberry Compote


2 cup, unthawed Blueberries, frozen, unsweetened (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)
1 Tbsp. Sugar
1/2 cup Water
1/2 tsp. Lemon zest (minced)
1 tsp.. Lemon juice


In a small saucepan over medium heat, add all the ingredients. Simmer for 20 minutes, mashing the berries.

Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Serve warm.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers, and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

This compote is a great topping for French toast or yogurt. You may use other fruits if you’d like.

"It is nearly impossibly to be sad when eating a blueberry muffin. I'm pretty sure that's a scientific fact."

T. Kingfisher, A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking