Gingered Pears

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

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 106
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 23mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg


  • 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. 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. 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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