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Ginger Pear Cranberry Sauce

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars
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"This gingery, pear-studded cranberry sauce is simply amazing."
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Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings 172
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine cranberries, diced pear, orange juice, sugar, water, candied ginger, orange zest, star anise, cinnamon stick, garam masala, and salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until cranberries have softened, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  2. Remove cinnamon stick and star anise. Chill until ready to serve.

Footnotes

  • Chef's Note:
  • Here's how to make mulled wine out of ingredients left over from making this recipe:
  • Stir together pear peel and core, squeezed orange halves, ginger peel, star anise, and cinnamon stick with 1 (750 ml) bottle Merlot, 3 cups apple juice, 1/2 cup honey, and 1/4 cup brandy in a 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on Low for 3 to 4 hours. Remove solids with a slotted spoon. Serve warm. Makes about 2 quarts.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 172 calories; 0.2 44.1 0.6 0 79 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Scale back on the sugar, and it's spectacular! Next time I'll start with 1/2 cup and add more to taste. You get sweetness from the orange juice as well as the pear, so a full cup isn't really ne...

Most helpful critical review

Good crazy enough. But i would need to share it I could only eat a few tbsp. Very rich in taste.

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Scale back on the sugar, and it's spectacular! Next time I'll start with 1/2 cup and add more to taste. You get sweetness from the orange juice as well as the pear, so a full cup isn't really ne...

3/4 cup of sugar is more than enough. Made fresh garam masala using the recipe "Easy garam masala" (here on Allrepcipe). It was soooo yummie, mingling the aromas of the freshly ground spices! Th...

Very tasty. I used several slices of fresh ginger since that's what I had, and I only had half a cup of orange juice so added more water to make up for the difference.

I roughly followed this recipe, and it was amazing. I've never been particularly fond of the tartness of cranberries so I used an equal amount of pears instead of just one, and anise and the spi...

This cranberry dish is so so delicious. I made it for Thanksgiving and then for Christmas. And then as a spread for bread or ANYTHING! Next I am going to make it and can it!

This sauce is delicious! I can see where some people are suggesting cutting down on the amount of sugar - it is sweet, but I rather like it that way since it has the additional ginger and spice...

Nice sauce. Worked well with both turkey and ham. sweet and tart to complement and enhance the savory taste of the meat.

Good crazy enough. But i would need to share it I could only eat a few tbsp. Very rich in taste.

Super easy and delicious!!!!