Stewed Apples and Pears

Stewed Apples and Pears

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  • 2 apples, chopped
  • 2 pears, chopped
  • 4 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ vanilla bean, seeded
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ½ cup water
  • Crunchy Granola Topping (recipe follows)


Combine apples, pears, dates, cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla bean seeds, salt and water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then simmer covered for 30 minutes. Remove cover; simmer for 5 more minutes to thicken the sauce. Top with Crunchy Granola Topping.