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Gingered Pear Sauce

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Serve this as you would applesauce - with ham, pork, or by itself.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups sliced peeled Anjou, Bartlett, or Bosc pear (8 large pears)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 tablespoons brandy or apple juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 182
  • caloriesfromfat 4 %
  • fat 0.9 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 44.1 g
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl; toss well to coat. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pear mixture; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Add sugar and crystallized ginger; cook 5 minutes or until the liquid almost evaporates. Remove from heat, and stir in brandy.