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Pear Sauce

Pear Sauce

  • 6 cups pared, cored and cubed pears, any variety
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Touch of nutmeg

(Microwave Method) Combine all ingredients in a 2-quart microwave safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high (100%) for 6 minutes. Stir pear mixture, rotate dish one quarter turn and microwave on high for 6 to 8 minutes longer or until tender. Puree in a blender or food processor.

(Conventional Method) Combine all ingredients above in a saucepan (increase water to ½ cup with ingredients above); bring to a boil. Cover over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender. Puree pears in a blender or food processor.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 160 calories. Fat: 0 grams. Saturated Fat: 0 grams. Sodium: 0 milligrams. Total Carbohydrates: 44 grams. Fiber: 8 grams. Protein: 1 gram.

Recipe adapted from fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org.

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