Anise-Pear Cranberry Sauce
Source: dLife

Cranberry sauce with pears and the warm seasonings of anise and cinnamon.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199.7
Total Carbs 53.6 g
Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
Sugars 44.4 g
Total Fat 0.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 50.3 mg
Protein 0.8 g
Sodium 0.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 2 Fruits , 1 1/2 Other Carbs
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Servings
Ingredients

2 each  medium pears
1 each  Juice, orange, fresh, yield per fruit
1 1/2 tsp  grated orange peel
0 3/4 cup  sugar
0 3/4 tsp  anise seed
1 each  cinnamon sticks
0 1/2 cup  honey
3 cup  fresh cranberries
Directions
  1. Wash, peel skin, and core pears and slice into 1/2-inch cubes. Grate about 1 1/2 teaspoons of orange zest off of a fresh orange. Squeeze orange juice from orange and add in enough water to make 1/2 cup.
  2. Add orange juice mixture, zest, sugar, anise, and cinnamon stick to a saucepot and heat 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is fully blended in. Add in honey and pears and let mixture boil. Lower heat to medium and let simmer 3 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Mix in cranberries and cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring often. Let cool and spoon into a bowl. Serve cooled or cold.