Apricot Compote




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Ingredients:

Serving for 4
1 Cup of brown sugar
4 Cup of water
500 gr. Apricots
1 Tea cup of grapes
2 Lemon slices
1 Cinnemon
1/2 Cup of almonds
4 Cloves

Recipe:


Wash the apricots. Take the kernels out and cut the apricots in half. Boil water and sugar in a saucepan. Add apricots, grapes, almonds, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and lemon slices into the boiling water. Boil for 5 minutes and leave it to cool. Pour it into the compote bowls and serve. Bon appetit.

Energy and Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition Facts 1 serving (%) Daily Value
Women (age 19 and over)Men (age 19 and over)
Energy 374,5 kcal 19 19
Protein 6,3 g 11 11
Fat 13,9 g 21 21
Carbohydrate 54,4 g 20 20
Fiber 6,7 g 22 22
Total folic acid 31,7 µg 8 8
Calcium 114,2 mg 11 11
Potassium 718,5 mg 21 21
Vit. C 13,9 mg 14 14
Vit. A 380,2 µg 47 38
Magnesium 78,4 mg 25 -26 20-22


About Apricot:



Rich in Vitamin A, which has a vital role for healthy eyes and skin.
Make sure to consume fresh apricots on hot days instead of the dry ones, which are ideal for weight-loss diets.
Very low in calorie. Ripe apricots can be used for fruit desserts and smoothies.

100 g Apricot contains;

Energy 42,3 kcal
Protein 0,9 g
Fat 0,1 g
Carbonhydrate 8,5 g
Fiber 1,9 g
Total folic acid 4,0 µg
Sodium 2,0 mg
Calcium 17,0 mg
Potassium 280,0 mg
Vit. C 9,0 mg
Vit. A 298,0 µg



References:

- Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, TURKISH FOOD CODEX LABELLING REGULATION, December 29, 2011. http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2011/12/20111229M3-7.htm
- Nutrition Information Systems (BEBIS 7.2)
- EFSA Scientific Opinion. 2009;7(9):1221, 2010;8(10):1754. European Commission Regulation (EU) No: 432/2012 of 16/05/2012






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