Try this silky-smooth fruit spread on crusty bread, then top it with thin shavings of Manchego cheese.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2005


Recipe Summary

1 1/3 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water and sugar to a boil; cook 2 minutes. Add quince, and cook over medium-low heat 45 minutes or until very tender. Remove from heat. Remove quince from pan with a slotted spoon, reserving liquid. Place quince in a food processor; process until smooth.

  • Cook reserved cooking liquid over medium-high heat, without stirring, until candy thermometer registers 234°. Remove from heat; stir in pureed quince and juice. Cool; pour into an airtight container.

  • Note: Refrigerate in an airtight container up to two months.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 0.7g; iron 0.3mg; sodium 2mg; calcium 4mg.