Pear-Cranberry Sauce

Pear-Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
You can substitute an apple for one of the pears to vary this simple sauce.


2 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 118
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 30.4 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 13 mg


1/3 cup fresh cranberries
3 tablespoons water
2 Bartlett pears, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon grated orange rind


Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 25 minutes or until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat; stir in sugar and rind. Cool to room temperature.

Jean Kressy,

Cooking Light

November 2002
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