Ginger Pears Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Firm ripe pears4 Small
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped crystallized ginger1 Tablespoon
 Water3 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Light cream/Table cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 432 Calories from Fat 271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.5%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 98.9 mg

Sodium 25.8 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 30.6 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 19.5%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Pare pears; quarter, core and slice thin.
2 In a medium-size frying pan,melt butter or margarine ; stir in sugar, ginger, water and lemon juice; heat to boiling.
3 Add pear slices and toss to coat with the syrup mixture; cover.
4 Cook for 5 minutes, or until the pears are tender.

5 Spoon into the dessert dishes and serve warm with cream.