1. Place pears into a large pot over medium heat and add just enought water to cover the bottom so the pot and keep them from sticking, about 1/2 cup. Cook until the pears are soft, about 30 minutes. Press pears through a sieve or food mill. and mesure out 2 quarts of pulp.
2. Pour the pear pulp into a crock pot. Mix sugar, zest, nutmeg and orange juice to gether until sugar dissolves. Add to pulp and cook on low several hours (8-10) with lids slightly off to allow steam to ecape. Stir occasionally during this process. Cook until starting to thicken, (mound a spoonful onto a plate, if water seperates from the mound not done yet).
3. Ladle into hot sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch from top. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Have 1 inch water over tops of jars.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (196g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 2 (1%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.2g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 1.3mg||0 %|
|Potassium 164.2mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 86.2g||25 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3.8g||15 %|
|Sugars, other 82.4g|
|Protein 0.5g||1 %|
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Calories per serving: 332
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