Yoghurt with Cocoa Nib Coffee Compote

Yoghurt with Cocoa Nib Coffee Compote

serves 4

Snack time just got a whole lot more interesting. You can swap prunes for dried figs if you please.

1 1/4 cups (310 ml) brewed coffee
20 dried pitted prunes, quartered (about 1 cup)
1/4 Tbsp (25 ml) honey
whole star-anise
1/4 tsp (1 ml) cinnamon
1 tsp (5 ml) orange zest
1/4 Tbsp (25 ml) cocoa nibs
3 cups (750 ml) low-fat plain Greek yoghurt

  1. In medium-sized saucepan, combine coffee, prunes, honey, star-anise, cinnamon and orange zest. 
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 10 minutes.
  3. With slotted spoon, remove prunes from pan. Simmer liquid, uncovered, over medium-high heat until reduced and syrupy, about 5 minutes.
  4. Discard star-anise and combine prunes, cocoa nibs and syrup. Let cool before serving over yoghurt.

Each serving contains: 1193 kilojoules; 17 g protein; 3 g total fat (2 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 53 g carbohydrates; 6 g fibre; 3 mg salt

source: “Say Yes to Chocolate“, alive Australia, Autumn 2013 

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