Blueberry Compote

- Photo: Hector Sanchez
Photo: Hector Sanchez

4-ingredient blueberry compote elegantly tops your favorite breakfast waffles or pancakes. Make the compote a day or two ahead of time and refrigerate until needed.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Yields: Makes 1 3/4 cups


3 cups fresh blueberries (about 14 oz.)

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)

1 tablespoon water

How to Make It

Combine ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high. Boil, stirring often, until blueberries break down, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.


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