Amaretto-Cranberry Pear Wedges

Cut pears into halves rather than quarters for a delicious side dish.

Yield: 1 dozen appetizers.
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 68
  • Calories from fat: 12%
  • Fat: 0.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 14.1g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg


  • 3 firm ripe Bartlett pears
  • 1/3 cup amaretto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup Cranberry-Kumquat Salsa
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted


  1. Peel and core pears; quarter each lengthwise. Using a melon baller, carve out a well in center of each quarter. Place pears in a heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag; pour amaretto and lemon juice over pears. Chill at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain pears, discarding liquid. Place on a serving platter. Spoon Cranberry-Kumquat Salsa into pear cavities, and sprinkle with almonds.
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