Diabetic Pear Butter

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 4 Cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a kettle, combine water and 1/4 cup lemon juice.
  • Peel, core and quarter the pears, placing them in lemon juice mixture to retard browning until all have been peeled.
  • Drain liquid in kettle.
  • Add grape juice and remaining lemon juice; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium;cook until pears are soft,about 20@minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool.
  • Press through a sieve or food mill, or process in a blender until smooth.
  • Return puree to kettle.
  • Add spices;cook and stir until very thick;20-35 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in sweetener.
  • Adjust sweetner to taste.
  • Pour into jars or plastic containers.
  • Refrigerate up to 3 weeks.
  • (For longer storage time pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 in. headspace. Process in a boiling~water bath for 10 minutes. Use within 3 weeks of opening) Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-tablespoon serving equals 1/2 fruit.
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