Pear Sauce

Pear Sauce

A delicate pear topping.


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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins

Yield: 8 x 1/4 cup servings (or about 2 1/2 cups)

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  • 6 cup pared, cored and cubed pears (any variety)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 dash of nutmeg

Directions: Standard directions Microwave directions

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender. Puree in blender or food processor.

Decrease water to 1/4 cup. Combine all ingredients in 2-quart microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high (100%) for 6 minutes. Stir pear mixture; rotate dish one-quarter turn and microwave at high for 6 to 8 minutes longer or until tender. Puree in blender or food processor.


Serve over low-fat baked goods, fruit salad or low-fat yogurt.

Thanks to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 A Day Program, adapted by CalorieKing staff

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 80 cals
Kilojoules 335 kJ
Fat 0.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 21.3 g
Fiber 4.0 g
Total Sugars 14.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Calcium 11.0 mg
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