Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Vanilla

Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Vanilla

Makes about 3 cups

Secret Ingredient: Chutneys and Fruit Sauces

  • 1 1/2 pounds pears, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup apple cider or water
  • 2 lemons, Juice of
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
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Place the pears in a saucepan with the cranberries, apple cider, lemon juice and half the sugar. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the saucepan and add the vanilla pod as well. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the pears are tender and the cranberries have popped, 25 to 30 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding additional sugar if desired. Remove from the heat and chill before serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 tablespoons, 25 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 0g protein
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