Chunky Maple Pear Sauce Chunky Maple Pear Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Homey: Pair with sour cream.
Haute: Pair with Duck Confit. (See below)

Pears give this sauce a nice chunky texture.

  • Portion size 500 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2006



Peel, core and chop pears into bite-size chunks. In saucepan, bring pears, lemon juice, 2 tbsp (25 mL) water and nutmeg to boil; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, over medium-low heat until tender, about 20 minutes. Mash until chunky. Stir in maple syrup. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp (15 mL): about

  • Sodium 0 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Calories 11.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g


  • Vitamin C 2.0
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