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Cranberry-Chunky Pear Sauce

No recipe image available.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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Serve warm or cold in Meringue Shells, if desired.

Makes 6 (1/3 cup) servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of The Sugar Association, Inc.