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Recipe Name: Pears In Muscadine Sauce Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Comments:
Course: Dessert  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

2 Cup(s) To 3 cups muscadines
3 Cup(s) Water
4 Firm, ripe pears
3/4 Cup(s) Sugar
1 Tablespoon(s) Plus 1 tsp cornstarch
Rinse muscadines; combine muscadines and water in a medium
saucepan.Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes.
Remove fromheat; mash muscadines with a potato masher. Strain through
a jelly bag,reserving 1-1/4 cups juice; set aside. Peel pears, leaving
stems intact.Cut a thin slice from bottoms, so that pears can stand
upright. Placepears in a steamer in an upright position; cover and
simmer 15 to 20minutes or until pears are tender. Combine sugar and
cornstarch in asmall saucepan; gradually add reserved muscadine juice,
stirring well. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook 1 minute, stirring
constantly. Removefrom heat. Place pears in individual compotes; pour
sauce over pears.From Hattie Culbreth of North Carolina in September,
1988 "SouthernLiving". Typos by Jeff PruettPosted to MM-Recipes Digest
by on Oct 26, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 254
Calories From Fat: 2
Total Fat: <1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 7.7mg
Potassium: 209.1mg
Carbohydrates: 66.4g
Fiber: 5.5g
Sugar: 54.8g
Protein: <1g

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