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Baked Ginger Pears

Serves: 6

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Throughout the fall, we work closely with a variety of Washington organic growers to pick the freshest, tree-ripened pears.


These ingredients are:
vegetarian iconVegetarian vegan iconVegan corn-free iconCorn-free dairy-free iconDairy-free egg-free iconEgg-free gluten-free iconGluten-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free soy-free iconSoy-free tree nut-free iconTree nut-free wheat-free iconWheat-free


Preheat oven to 350º F.

Wash pears, do not peel and do not remove stems. Cut lengthwise. With a teaspoon, scoop out just the pith and seeds. If preferred, the 12 halves can be sliced again lengthwise, for 24 quartered pieces. Arrange pears, cut sides up, in a rectangular baking dish.

Grate unpeeled ginger root onto a plate. Gather grated ginger, squeeze over pears and then scatter. Pour cider over pears, until they are nearly covered.

Cover the pan with foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove and let cool. Serve at room temperature. If you like, whip cream to soft peaks and serve a dollop alongside the pears.


A version of this recipe was served at the 2009 Annual Meeting.

Recipe by Goldie Caughlan, former PCC Nutrition Education Manager

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Baked Ginger Pears

Really delicious recipe!

Baked Ginger Pears

Really delicious recipe!

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