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This Instant Pot Chia Berry Sauce has just 4 ingredients and is perfect for yogurt, pancakes, desserts, and more! It even works great as a jam replacement! It’s refined-sugar free and has a Keto option.
Instant Pot Chia Berry Fruit Compote
Two months ago, we were in the middle of a huge interstate move. The movers came to take our things a week prior to us actually flying out, so the ability to cook that week was almost non-existent. I needed some quick and easy foods for our young toddler to eat during this time, so I bought her a pack of the fruit-on-the-bottom yogurts.
She got hooked on them, and it was all she wanted to eat for the next month.
When we finally arrived at our new home and my Instant Pot was released back into my possession, I started making my own fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt cups for her to snack on. This berry sauce was a huge success and now my toddler won’t even touch store-bought yogurt cups (hallelujah)!
Now my entire family is hooked on this sauce and I find myself making it weekly. My husband slathers it on dinner rolls and pancakes.
I hope you enjoy this time-saving creation! Please give your review below and make sure to share a photo of your creation and tag @wholesome_revival on Instagram to spread the word. I’d love to see how your meals turned out!Print
This berry chia fruit sauce is free of refined sugar and is packed with fiber. It tastes great with pancakes, yogurt, cheesecake, biscuits, toast, ice cream, and more!
- 2 cups berries, fresh or frozen (I use a 50/50 mixture of blueberries & strawberries)
- 1/4 cup raw honey or maple syrup (or a granulated sweetener of your choice for Keto)
- 2 tsp. lemon or orange juice (you can also use 1/8 tsp. citric acid)
- 4 Tbsp. chia seeds
- Place all ingredients into the Instant Pot, with the chia seeds going in last.
- If using fresh fruit, let the mixture sit for 10-20 minutes to allow the fruit to release some liquid.
- Close the lid and set to sealing position. Cook on manual high pressure for 1 minute.
- When finished, let pressure release naturally for 15 minutes, then quick release if necessary.
- Stir the mixture until the chia is well-combined and mixture starts to thicken. (The sauce will thicken more as it cools.)
- Serve immediately or store in refrigerator for up to 4 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.
For a thick, jam-like sauce, let cool in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Any kind of berries or chopped fruit will work for this recipe, so feel free to use what you like. Cherries, strawberries, and blueberries are always my go-to’s for this recipe.
- Category: Sauces & Condiments
- Method: Instant Pot
- Cuisine: European
Keywords: fruit compote, fruit sauce, berry sauce, chia sauce, instant pot, pressure cooker, keto, paleo,