Onion Apple Compote

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Adapted from Strive for Five.

Yield: 8 servings


1/2 tsp/2mL Butter
2 lbs/1kg Apples
1 tsp/5mL Lemon juice
1/4 cup/60mL All-purpose flour
1/4 cup/60mL Brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 tsp/2mL Salt
1 lb/454g Onions
1/2 cup/125mL Apple juice



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F

  2. Lightly grease an 8”x8” pan with butter.

  3. Wash the apples. Use an apple corer to core each apple. Slice the apples into thin rings and sprinkle with the lemon juice to prevent discolouration.

  4. Combine the flour, brown sugar, and salt. Sprinkle over the apples and toss gently to coat.

  5. Slice the onions and layer with the seasoned apples in the pan. Pour the apple juice over the onions and apples.

  6. Cover and bake for 45–60 minutes. Uncover for the last 5 minutes to brown lightly.

  7. Serve with any pork, chicken, or beef menu item. This compote also adds zip to a sandwich, wrap, or hamburger.

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