Pear Gravy Recipe

Staff Writer
Pear Gravy Recipe
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Here’s an easy and delicious variation on traditional gravy. Pear juice adds some fruitiness while rum adds complexity.

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10
Servings
93
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup pear juice
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Once the foam subsides, stir in the flour and cook until light brown, about 2 minutes. Gradually add the chicken broth and pear juice. Simmer over medium heat until thickened, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes. Stir in the rum, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
8%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
9g
3%
Vitamin A
39µg
4%
Vitamin C
0.3mg
0.5%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
0.8%
Vitamin K
1µg
2%
Calcium
7mg
1%
Fiber
0.4g
1.5%
Folate (food)
2µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
19µg
5%
Folic acid
10µg
N/A
Iron
0.5mg
2.7%
Magnesium
3mg
1%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
24mg
3%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
56mg
2%
Sodium
205mg
9%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.1mg
0.8%