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Gingered Pears

Yield 4 servings
Crystallized ginger is ginger that has been cooked in a sugar syrup and coated with coarse sugar.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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