Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Organic Strawberry Rhubarb Compote with Streusel Topping

- 1 1/4 cups sugar
- 3 Tbsp of potato starch
- 6 Cups strawberries, trimmed & halved
- 4 Cups rhubarb stalks, cut crosswise into 1/2” slices
- 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp grated fresh lemon zest

Streusel Topping:
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp grated orange zest
- 8 oz butter, @ room temperature
- 1/2 cup of walnuts

Preheat oven to 425°. Prepare compote: Stir together sugar & potato starch. Toss with strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice & zest. Transfer mixture to an ungreased shallow 3-qt (13x9x2) baking dish. Prepare streusel and bake: Combine flour, sugars, salt cinnamon and zest. Work butter into mixture with your fingers until combined into a crumbly mixture. Add nuts, stir to combine. Spoon topping over compote. Bake on a sheet pan (to catch the juices) until top is browned and filling is bubbly, about 30-45 minutes. Cool to warm on rack before serving. This can also be served with vanilla bean ice cream.

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