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Gingered Pear-Apple Betty

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Coat your knife with cooking spray to mince the crystallized ginger.

Ingredients

  • 5 (1-ounce) slices cinnamon-raisin bread, cubed
  • 2 1/2 cups sliced peeled firm pear
  • 2 cups sliced peeled Jonathan apple
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced crystallized ginger
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, melted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 221
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 44.8 g
  • fiber 3.7 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 138 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place bread cubes in a food processor; process until finely ground.

  3. Combine 1 cup breadcrumbs, pear, apple, sugar, and ginger in a bowl; stir well. Spoon mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add water and lemon juice.

  4. Combine the remaining breadcrumbs and margarine, and sprinkle over pear mixture. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until bubbly.