This dazzling pink pear & cranberry sauce has a perfect balance of tart and sweet tastes. It stands in for the applesauce that traditionally accompanies latkes.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 2006

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Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grate pears into a large saucepan, using the large holes of a box grater; take the flesh all the way down to the core but do not get any seeds in the pan.

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  • Stir in water, cranberries, sugar, ginger, salt and cinnamon stick; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until the pears break down and most of the liquid is absorbed, about 30 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

79 calories; protein 0.5g 1% DV; carbohydrates 21g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 4.1g 16% DV; sugars 13.7g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 35.8IU 1% DV; vitamin c 6.6mg 11% DV; folate 8.1mcg 2% DV; calcium 12.5mg 1% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 9.2mg 3% DV; potassium 144mg 4% DV; sodium 99.5mg 4% DV; thiaminmg 2% DV.