Cinnamony Stewed Plums

This easy-to-make, extremely low-calorie compote of plums, fragrant with cinnamon, is good warm or cold. 

I created this recipe when I bought a package of marked-down eggplants and discovered it also included six wrinkled plums. 

Just add some goat yogurt to it and have a delicious, low-cal dessert!

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Makes approximately 6 ½-cup servings

Ingredients

        • 6 medium plums, pitted and chopped (peeling is not necessary)
        • 1 cinnamon stick or ½ tsp. of cinnamon
        • 1-2 cups of water or just barely enough to cover (plums will soften and cook down)
        • Artificial sugar to taste

Directions

    1. Put plums in a medium saucepan.
    2. Add water and cinnamon stick.
    3. Bring to boil and then simmer for 10-15 minutes or until plums are tender.
    4. Take out cinnamon stick, if using one.
    5. Add artificial sugar.  (I found 3 tbsp. worked, but how much you need depends on how tart the plums were to begin with.)

 

 

For Weight Watchers: Each ½-cup serving of fruit only (take out with slotted spoon to measure and then add juice afterwards) is .5 points on the Points plan and 1 point on the PointsPlus plan.

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