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Spiced Pears

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  Canned pear halves 28 Ounce
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Small
  Whole cloves 4
  Red currant jelly 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red food coloring 3 Drop
  Plain yogurt 12 Ounce
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon

Drain pears, save juice.
Combine pear juice, orange juice, lemon juice, ginger, cinnamon and cloves in saucepan.
Bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Put pear halves in bowl and pour hot syrup over.
Let stand 1 hour at room temperature.
Beat jelly with a rotary beater until smooth at serving time.
Add 3 tbsp of the spiced pear juice and a few drops of red food coloring to tint a nice red and beat to blend.
Combine yogurt, sugar and vanilla.
Lift pear halves out of liquid (save liquid for another use) and put them in sherbet glasses.
Top each serving with a spoonful of the jelly then a spoonful of yogurt.
Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1652 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.5%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g35.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 44.2 mg14.7%

Sodium 345.4 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.3%

Sugars 283.2 g

Protein 13 g26.2%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 143.1%

Calcium 57.7% Iron 71.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spiced Pears Recipe