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 TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
- 4 medium ripe pears, peeled, quartered and cored
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 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.
- Combine sugar and ginger; sprinkle over pears. Cover and cook 5-10 minutes longer. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 147 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 38g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Gingered Pears in Country Extra May 2004