Ginger Pear Cranberry Sauce

Ginger Pear Cranberry Sauce

Chef John 21724

"This gingery, pear-studded cranberry sauce is simply amazing."


2 h 20 m servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine cranberries, diced pear, orange juice, sugar, water, candied ginger, orange zest, star anise, cinnamon stick, garam masala, and salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until cranberries have softened, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  2. Remove cinnamon stick and star anise. Chill until ready to serve.
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  1. 10 Ratings


Scale back on the sugar, and it's spectacular! Next time I'll start with 1/2 cup and add more to taste. You get sweetness from the orange juice as well as the pear, so a full cup isn't really ne...

Good crazy enough. But i would need to share it I could only eat a few tbsp. Very rich in taste.

Very tasty. I used several slices of fresh ginger since that's what I had, and I only had half a cup of orange juice so added more water to make up for the difference.

I roughly followed this recipe, and it was amazing. I've never been particularly fond of the tartness of cranberries so I used an equal amount of pears instead of just one, and anise and the spi...

This cranberry dish is so so delicious. I made it for Thanksgiving and then for Christmas. And then as a spread for bread or ANYTHING! Next I am going to make it and can it!

3/4 cup of sugar is more than enough. Made fresh garam masala using the recipe "Easy garam masala" (here on Allrepcipe). It was soooo yummie, mingling the aromas of the freshly ground spices! Th...

I tired this recipe exactly how it's written. I even watched the video. Something just didn't taste right about.....maybe the garam masala.