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Spiced Pickled Pears

 
Spiced Pickled Pears
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These sweet and slightly sour pickled pears are soft and melt in your mouth. Serve it with grilled meat, sausages or hot dogs. A delicious and refreshing side dish.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

6

min

Cook

35

min

Ready

45

min

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups white vinegar
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 each lemon
zest, freshly grated
3 each bay leaves
*
teaspoon cloves, ground
*
3 cloves garlic
peeled and roughly crushed
4 each pears
firm, peeled and firm

Directions

In a medium saucepan, add the vinegar, water, sugar, lemon zest, bay leaves, cloves and garlic over medium-low heat.

Cook, stirring often, until the sugar is dissolved.

Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.

Lower the heat to medium, place the pears into the saucepan.

Cover the pears with a piece of parchment paper and a smaller size lid.

Cook for about 30 minutes, or until the pears are tender.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and let cool.

Serve or put in a glass jar, seal well, and put in the refrigerator for at least 2 weeks.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

over 5 years

Served this chopped as a condiment at a casual get together on the weekend and several of the guests commented on how much they like them. Soft, sweet and just a gentle hint of sour, the warmth of the cloves matched perfectly with the pear.

over 5 years

Another cool recipe that' inspired by donna hay magazine.

These sweet and sour pickled pears are soft and melt in your mouth. Serve it with grilled meat, sausages or hot dogs. A delicious and refreshing side dish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 198g (7.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1621% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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