Gingered Pears Recipe
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When I was a girl, we had a lot of pear trees. This recipe was one that my mother made often for us. I still remember how good those pears tasted.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 medium ripe pears, peeled, quartered and cored
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 147 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, place pears in water. Cover and cook over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Turn the pears over.
  2. Combine sugar and ginger; sprinkle over pears. Cover and cook 5-10 minutes longer. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Gingered Pears in Country Extra May 2004, p51

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