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Stewed rhubarb

Stewed rhubarb

This is perhaps the best known use of rhubarb, and can be used as the basis for other recipes.

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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

For 1 kg 200 g, you will need:

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PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
5 min.30 min.20 min.55 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Stewed rhubarb : Photo of step #1 Put 1 kg rhubarb in a pan, after preparing it as shown here.

Tip 300 g caster sugar over the top and shake or stir gently.
Stage 2
30 min.
Stewed rhubarb : Photo of step #2 Leave at room temperature for the sugar to act, and after 30 minutes or so you'll see that rhubarb juice has begun to collect in the bottom of the pan.
Stage 3
Stewed rhubarb : Photo of step #3 This is the sign that you can put it on to cook gently, covered with a lid.
Stage 4
20 min.
Stewed rhubarb : Photo of step #4 Leave to cook on low heat for about 20 minutes until it is "stewed". Check by stirring: you should no longer be able to see individual pieces of rhubarb. They should have disintegrated into a smooth purée.

Your stewed rhubarb is ready. Leave to cool, then keep refrigerated in a sealed container.

Remarks

Taste the fruit before it's completely cooked to see if it needs a little more sugar.

If you'd like a smoother result, you can blend the rhubarb briefly, but it's hardly necessary.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 kg 200 g : 2.24 €

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