Old-Fashioned Pear Conserve

Old-Fashioned Pear Conserve
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2 Reviews
Fresh pear flavor is preserved in this delicate spread for breakfast breads.
25 min
Prep Time
60 min
Total Time
3 3/4 cups

Ingredients

2 pounds (8 medium)
pears, peeled, cored, quartered
2 1/4 cups
sugar
1 (8-ounce) can
crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
1 tablespoon
lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest

Directions

  1. Place half of pears in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade or 5-cup blender container. Process until finely chopped (1 to 2 minutes). Place chopped pears in heavy 4-quart saucepan. Process remaining pears; place into saucepan. Stir in all remaining ingredients.
  2. Cook over medium heat until pears are very soft and mixture thickens (35 to 45 minutes). Serve warm or cold on pancakes, waffles, toast or warm breads. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon)

Calories
30
Cholesterol
0mg
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
0g
Fat
0g
Sodium
0mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I also made a double batch, it came out to 12 pints. It's so delicious!!

Rating

I made a double batch and it worked perfect. I boiled it longer than called for- so this is a judgment call.

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