Gingered Pears

Crystallized ginger is ginger that has been cooked in a sugar syrup and coated with coarse sugar.


4 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 106
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 2.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 23 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


2 teaspoons margarine or butter
1 large firm ripe red pear, cut into eighths
1 large firm ripe green pear, cut into eighths
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons finely chopped crystallized ginger


1. Melt margarine in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pear pieces; cook 2 to 3 minutes. Remove pear with a slotted spoon. Set aside, and keep warm.

2. Add orange rind and remaining 3 ingredients to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half. Return pear to skillet, and cook until pear is tender.

501 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 2001
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