Pumpkin, Pear, and Cranberry Gratin

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6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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4 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled fresh pumpkin
2 cups finely chopped peeled pear
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
3 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray
2 (1-ounce) slices white bread
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon butter, melted


Preheat oven to 400°.

Steam pumpkin, covered, for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Place the pumpkin, pear, and next 7 ingredients (pear through pepper) in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Spoon into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 400° for 20 minutes.

Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs form to measure 1 cup. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter. Uncover gratin; top with breadcrumb mixture. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 4.2 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 221 mg
Calcium 76 mg