1 pound rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
2 pounds tart apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1/2 to 1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Place rhubarb, apples and sugar to taste in a large saucepan. Cover and simmer until fruit is tender, about 40 minutes.
Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve warm or cold.