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Pear Compote

Pear Compote

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66.5
Total Carbs 19.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 16.4 g
Total Fat 0.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 55.6 mg
Protein 0.2 g
Sodium 0.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Fruits , 1 Other Carbs
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 cup  sugar
0 1/4 cup  lemon zest
0 1/2 cup  tap water
4 cup  Pears, fresh, sliced
  1. Bring the sugar, water, and lemon zest to a boil over high heat. Simmer for 5 minutes. This will extract flavor from the peel, dissolve the sugar, and make a syrup.
  2. Add the fruit and continue to cook for about 5 minutes until just tender.
  3. Remove the fruit from the juice and set aside. Discard the lemon zest.
  4. Reduce the juice over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes until it becomes syrupy.
  5. Pour the reduced syrup over the cooked fruit.
  6. Serve warm.

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