Pear-Plum Spread Recipe
This Pear-Plum Spread Recipe is one of many in
our collection of Low Carb Recipes. these are culled from various
sources, some my own. whilst some are low carb recipes, there are also
some low fat recipes, whilst and diabetic recipes. The one thing they
all have in common with this Pear-Plum Spread Recipe, is that they can
all be seen as diet recipes in one form or another.
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4 medium pears
2 tsp ascorbic acid color keeper
5 red plums
1 tsp whole cloves
1 small piece fresh ginger, optional
1 cinnamon stick 3
1/2 cup water
9 tsp artificial sugar = to sugar*
* Recipe suggests 9 aspartame tablets crushed. Liquid sweetener would
require 2 1/4 tsp (my note).
Peel and core pears; chop coarsely. Place in a large saucepan and
sprinkle with ascorbic acid color keeper. Remove pits from plums and
cut each plum into 8 pieces. Stir plums into pears.
Wrap plum pits, cloves and ginger, if desired, in a piece of
cheesecloth and place under some of the fruit. Add cinnamon stick
Cover, bring to a boil and simmer 15 to 20 min or until fruit is
tender. Discard spice bag and cinnamon stick. Puree fruit mixture in
a blender or food processor or press through a sieve.
Return to saucepan. Simmer, uncovered 15 to 20 min or until mixture
coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat. Stir in sweetener. Ladle into hot clean jars
leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Wipe jar rims, seal. Process 10 min in
a boiling water bath. Store in a cool, dark, dry place.
Processing may be omitted if spreads are to be used within a short
period of time. Store in the fridge up to 1 month or freezer up to 3
Makes about 3 1/4 cups, each serving 1 tbsp 3 g carbohydrate, 12
calories, 1 ++ extra
Source: Choice Cooking, Canadian Diabetes Association 1986 Shared
but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier Aug 93
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