I love applesauce as many know. It’s my go-to recipe and apparently everyone loves it, too. I also LOVE peaches. And even when they aren’t in season, I make them anyway (I use frozen) as they create an array of options to enjoy from breakfast to dessert. First, peaches kick up the already amazing applesauce and peach compote on its own is a flavorful comfort food I just adore. So, here’s an easy recipe for Instant Pot peach compote that requires NO peeling, it’s ready in 1 minute, and get this: it’s ZERO WW Smart Points. (You will also want to check out the amazing Peach Cheesecake Mousse and Blueberry Fool recipe from Chef Kym at The Gage restaurant in Chicago who was kind enough to share her brilliance.)
I add peach compote to my chia seed oatmeal and serve it warm for breakfast. I sometimes add nuts and other fruit when the mood strikes…
I also love it as a dessert with non-fat yogurt… which is also Zero Smart Points. (And yes, these adorable mini glass jars are available, too. And each comes with a lid!)
You can make this recipe solo — Peach Compote on its own, or combine it with apples to create a lovely peach applesauce. Personally, many recipes call for sugar but I never use it as the fruits are sweet on their own. If you need a little extra sweetness, you can of course add sugar, or honey or some natural Stevia.
And remember — there’s NO PEELING… and in no time, you have a fantastic side dish all year round.Print
Instant Pot Peach Compote & Peach Applesauce
Peach Compote – create a variety of recipes from this easy side dish from breakfast to dessert. The recipe below is for Peach Compote AND Peach Applesauce. Read the directions as the cooking times vary slightly.
6-8 medium or large peaches or 2-3 bags of frozen sliced peaches. I use 10 oz bags when using frozen)
Juice from 1/2 a fresh lemon
Cornstarch – optional. I like the consistency without
1/2 tsp vanilla
A pinch of cinnamon – optional (I love cinnamon in everything so, omit if you don’t.)
2 TBS water
Add everything to the Instant Pot and close the lid
Set the valve to SEALED.
Set button to High Pressure for 1 minute and do a quick release
Stir the mixture until thick or add cornstarch if you need to thicken it up.
Serve warm or cold.
Add the ingredients do the same as above except cook on high pressure for 4 minutes and do a quick release.
Remove the ingredients and put in a food processor or blender.
Pulse until it’s the texture you like.
Serve warm or cold.
Add peach compote to oatmeal, or serve with non-fat yogurt or enjoy as a side dish.
Serve hot or cold
0 WW Smart Points
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