• Ingredients: 14
  • Serves: 6

Grapefruit, ginger, and star anise compote with medium-size pink grapefruits, sectioned, medium-size white grapefruits, sectioned.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium-size pink grapefruits, sectioned
  • 3 medium-size white grapefruits, sectioned

For ginger syrup

  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups thinly sliced fresh ginger , left unpeeled

For fruit salad

  • 4 cups summer fruit
  • 3 tbsps. small mint leaves

Blueberry ice

Add and cook soup 30 seconds:

For serving:

Directions

  1. Step 1 Bring 1 cup water, sugar, ginger, and star anise to boil in medium saucepan over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.

    For this step you will need

  2. Step 2 Reduce heat to medium and simmer until mixture begins to thicken, about 10 minutes. Stir in grapefruit peel.
  3. Step 3 Place all grapefruit sections in large bowl. Using slotted spoon, remove ginger from syrup and discard.
  4. Step 4 Pour hot syrup with star anise over grapefruit; let stand at room temperature 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  5. Step 5 (Can be made 4 hours ahead; cover and chill.) Divide fruit and syrup among 6 small bowls; discard star anise.
  6. Step 6 *Brown star-shaped seedpods, sold at Asian markets, specialty foods stores, and in the spice section of some supermarkets.

Nutrition information

Calories 411 Carbohydrates 86 g (29%)
Fat 9 g (13%) Protein 11 g (22%)
Saturated Fat 0 g (2%) Sodium 11 mg (0%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g Fiber 12 g (47%)
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g Cholesterol 0