Ginger Cardamom Pear Butter

Ginger Cardamom Pear Butter Recipe
Randy Mayor


1 1/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 72
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 18.9 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Calcium 6 mg


4 cups coarsely chopped peeled Bartlett pear (about 2 1/2 pounds)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt


Place pears in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Combine pear puree, sugar, and remaining ingredients in a medium sauté pan over medium heat; bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook 3 hours or until mixture is thick.

Patricia St. John, Seattle, Washington,

Cooking Light

November 2006
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