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Desserts: Holiday Pears and Cranberries Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
4 firm-ripe pears such as d”Anjou or Bosc (about 2 1/2 lb. total)
1/2 rinsed lemon, thinly sliced and ends discarded
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Sort cranberries, discarding stems and any bruised fruit. Rinse and drain. Peel pears; cut in half and core. In a 2- to 2 1/2 quart baking dish, combine cranberries, pears, and lemon slices.

In a 1- to 1-quart pan over medium-high heat, stir sugar, vinegar, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and 1/2 cup water until mixture boils and sugar is dissolved. Pour over fruit. Cover dish tightly with foil.

Bake in a 350 oven until pears are tender when pierced, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Per serving: 368 cal., 1.2 g fat, 96 g carbo (8.4 g fiber)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another recipe Linda got at Cal State Stanislaus, this one from Mary Jo Sai. Ron loves this dish, which Mary Jo got from Sunset magazine. You can serve it as a dessert (with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt)--or a holiday side dish. Makes 8 servings.

 

 

 

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