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Tasty Tuesday-Stewed Apples & Pears

Stewed Apples and Pears Yield: 5 ½-cup servings


  • 1 (15-oz) can pears in their own juice

  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1½ Tablespoons tapioca flour


  1. In a small mixing bowl drain juice off pears into a container to use later. Slice pears.

  2. Prepare apples.

  3. In a medium skillet combine prepared apples, pears, cinnamon, and 2 Tablespoons pear juice.

  4. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Dissolve flour in remaining pear juice, stir with a whisk until all lumps are gone.

  6. Pour over simmering fruit and stir until thickened and fruit is tender.

  7. Enjoy and Bon Appétit!

Hints: Freezes well. For sweeter fruit, add 1-5 Tablespoons maple syrup. Nutritional Facts per ½-cup:

Calories 68

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg

Carbohydrates 17 g

Fiber 2 g

Protein 0 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 3 mg

Iron 0 mg

Potassium 92 mg

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