Cranberry-Chunky Pear Sauce
This cranberry and pear sauce will scent your home with the fragrance of autumn fruit and spice. Serve as accompaniment with roasted meats or as a dessert sauce.
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup water
2 cups (8 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, washed and sorted
2 tablespoons lemon peel cut into 2-inch julienne strips
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 large pear, chopped
- In 2-quart saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to full boil. Cook until slightly thickened, 2 minutes. Add cranberries, lemon peel and ginger. Cook and stir until mixture thickens and is sauce-like, 3 minutes. Stir in pear. Cook until pear is tender, 2 minutes.
- Serve warm or cold in Meringue Shells, if desired.
Makes 6 (1/3 cup) servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of The Sugar Association, Inc.