Pear Sauce

Pear Sauce Pear Sauce, 8.5 out of 10 based on 2 ratings

When fruit, such as apples and pears, are pureed the outcome is sauce. Much like applesauce, pear sauce is an enjoyable compliment to any meal. With a few quick and easy steps you can learn how to make pear sauce and can it for later.

Makes 4 (1/2 cup) servings

Each serving equals one 5 A Day serving Serve Pear Sauce warm with cream or cold with whipped topping, sour cream or low fat yogurt or over low fat baked goods.


6 cups pared, cored and cubed Pears, any variety
1/4 cup water
2 Tbsp sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Touch of nutmeg


(Microwave Method)

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

(Conventional Method)

Increase water to 1/2-cup with ingredients above; bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender. Puree pears as above.
Nutritional analysis per serving: calories 171, protein 1g, fat 1g, percent calories from fat 5%, cholesterol 0mg, carbohydrates 44g, fiber 6g, sodium 1mg

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