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Freezer Pear Sauce
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Reach pear nirvana with this simple sauce. For a sauce with more chunks simply omit pureeing! Fabulous served warm over vanilla ice cream, pancakes or French toast. Or just eat it out a bowl!
serves 6


6 cups pears
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg to taste, optional

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Freezer Pear Sauce
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  1. Wash and peel pears. Slice in half lengthwise, core and cut into chunks.
  2. In a large, heavy stainless or enameled pot, bring fruit, water, sugar and lemon juice (adding any spices if you like) to a boil and reduce to a simmer, cook for 10-20 minutes or until fruit is tender.
  3. Puree in a blender or food mill to desired consistency.
  4. Allow the sauce to cool, ladle into freezer containers, leaving an inch of airspace and freeze.

To serve cold: Thaw the sauce completely in the refrigerator and enjoy this cool and refreshing treat.

To serve warm: Slowly warm thawed pear sauce in a covered saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently or heat until warm in a microwave.

Per serving: 120 calories, 1g fat, 31g carbohydrates,1g protein, 1mg sodium, 4g fiber

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