Apple Pear Sauce

Apple Pear Sauce

Makes about 5 cups

This colorful sauce highlights fall fruits. Enjoy as an accompaniment to pork or chicken, or serve as a dessert or after-school snack.

  • 4 small red-skinned apples, cored and cut into eighths
  • 4 ripe Bartlett pears, cored and cut into eighths
  • 1 lemon, thickly sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
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Place apples, pears, lemon, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and 1/2 cup water in a large pot and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer, stirring often, until apples are completely tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

Remove lemon slices, cinnamon and cloves from sauce. Let sauce cool slightly. Transfer to a blender and purée until as smooth. Serve warm, at room temperature or cold. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: About 1/2 cup, 70 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 12g sugar), 0g protein
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