Easy Stewed Rhubarb

A bowl of stewed rhubarb

4.7 from 36 reviews

This 3 ingredient stewed rhubarb is easy to make and is ready in minutes, making it a wonderful last minute dessert.  It’s great served over vanilla ice cream, on pancakes or on it’s own!


  • 6 cups chopped fresh rhubarb
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)


  1. In a saucepan, combine the rhubarb, sugar, water and cinnamon.
  2. Simmer over low-medium heat for about 15 minutes, or until all the sugar has dissolved and the rhubarb has broken down.
  3. Let cool.