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Anise Pear Compote

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  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Anise seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Firm ripe pears 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Orange 1 Large
  Grapefruit 1
  Seedless grapes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a medium-size pan, bring sugar, water, anise, lemon juice, and salt to a boil; reduce heat to simmer.
Peel, quarter, and core pears.
Place in hot syrup, cover, and simmer until barely tender when pierced (about 6 minutes); cool.
With a sharp knife, peel orange and grapefruit, remove white membrane, and lift out sections.
Add orange and grapefruit sections and grapes to pears; gently mix.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1014 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.8%

Saturated Fat 0.18 g0.89%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 130 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 264 g87.9%

Dietary Fiber 29.7 g119%

Sugars 197.4 g

Protein 6 g12.5%

Vitamin A 27.1% Vitamin C 380.3%

Calcium 20.5% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Anise Pear Compote Recipe