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Pear Shrub with Honey and Thyme

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Servings: Makes 3 cups

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes


2 cups chopped pears
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup honey
4 sprigs thyme
2 cups apple cider vinegar


What: Historically used to preserve fresh fruit, the vinegar-based shrub has definite staying power in the modern kitchen. A dash of this seasonal version, made with pears and thyme, will brighten cocktails, seltzer, and even salad dressings.
How: In a large bowl, combine 2 cups chopped pears, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup honey, and 4 sprigs thyme. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Add 2 cups apple cider vinegar, re-cover, and refrigerate for at least two days and up to 1 week. Strain into clean bottle(s) and refrigerate for up to 4 months.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, November - December 2015

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes 3 cups
Base Nutrients
Calories 35 kcal (1%)
Calories from Fat 0 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 0 g (0%)
Saturated Fat 0 g (0%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 0 mg (0%)
Total Carbohydrates 9 g (3%)
Dietary Fiber 0 g (0%)
Protein 0 g (0%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a

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