Pear Gravy Recipe

Pear Gravy Recipe
Staff Writer
In-N-Out's Special Sauce
iStock

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

Click here to see The Ultimate Thanksgiving Countdown: Getting Saucy.

10
Servings
114
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
27µg
7%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
26mg
4%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
201mg
13%
Water
53g
2%

Pear Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pear Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.