Spiced Cranberry Beet Compote

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Photo courtesy of Gardein.
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 35 min


2large red beets
1tablespoon coconut oil or vegetable oil
1 1/2teaspoons Garam masala or curry powder
2 shallots, thinly sliced
2cups frozen or fresh cranberries
1/2cup golden raisins
1/2teaspoon orange zest
3tablespoons sugar
1teaspoon salt
1/2cup water
ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add beets and cook until just tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Add oil to a frying pan and warm over medium heat. Add garam masala or curry powder and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add shallots and sauté until starting to soften, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in beets, cranberries, raisins, orange zest, vinegar, sugar, salt and water. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until cranberries have popped and compote has thickened, about 18 to 20 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with pepper. 

Transfer to a serving dish and serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe courtesy of Gardein™.