Roasted summer fruits recipe

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  • Low-fat
serves: 4 - 6
Skill: easy
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min
(approx or until the fruits are soft)

Nutrition per portion

Calories 102 kCal 5%
Fat 1.6g 2%
  -  Saturates 0.9g 5%
  -  of which Sugars 19.8g 22%
Salt 0.0g 0%
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  • Use up seasonal plums and other summer fruits in this sweet and sticky compote – it’s delicious with yogurt as a snack and as a low-fat dessert


    • 4 nectarines or peaches, stoned halved or quartered
    • 4-6 plums, stoned halved or quartered
    • 4 figs
    • Cinnamon stick
    • Vanilla pod
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 2tbsp water
    • Greek style honey yogurt


    • Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.

    • Take an ovenproof dish and place the fruit in the dish so it’s packed tight.

    • Add the cinnamon stick, split the vanilla pod slightly down the middle to release the seeds and flavour.

    • Sprinkle over the caster sugar and water.

    • Roast the fruits in the oven until the fruits are soft, starting to split and you have a delicious sticky sauce formed with the juices.

    • Serve whilst still warm with a good spoonful of honey yogurt.

    Top tip for making Roasted summer fruits

    Use up any leftovers for breakfast. Roasted fruits taste great on porridge or with muesli and yogurt.

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