HANDS-ON TIME 15 min. TOTAL TIME 1 hr. 30 min., plus overnight freezing
1 lb. pears, such as Bartlett, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 2 ¹∕2 cups) ¹∕2 cup sugar ¹∕4 cup honey 1 to 2 Tbsp. candied ginger, chopped
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1. In a saucepan combine pears, 1 cup water, the sugar, honey, ginger, and lemon juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are soft and begin to break apart. Remove from heat; let cool. (You will have about
2 ¹∕4 cups pears and liquid.)
2. Transfer to a blender; blend until smooth. Freeze in an airtight container overnight or until firm. Makes 4 servings.
PER SERVING 237 cal, 5 mg sodium, 61 g carb, 3 g fiber, 52 g sugars.