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Quince Paste


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 3 hours 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 4 hours
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: stoveyop
  • Cuisine: Kosher / Spanish

Description

If you are lucky enough to find quince in your market, you must make this two-ingredient quince paste. It is great with crackers, manchego cheese, as a pastry filling and instead of jelly.


Ingredients

  • 2 large quince
  • 1 1/4 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Peel and cut each quince into 8 pieces. Remove seeds and place them in a cheesecloth. Create a pouch and tie it with cooking twine
  2. Combine quince, sugar, water, and seed pouch in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 45 minutes
  3. Let it cool, take seed pouch out, and puree the quince with an immersion blender or in the food processor until smooth.
  4. Spread the paste into a rectangular or square shallow dish with a lid. Cover it.
  5. Refrigerate for 3 hours
  6. Serve over crackers, plain or with Manchego or sharp cheddar cheese

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 54
  • Sugar: 12.5
  • Sodium: .5
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 13.9
  • Fiber: .2
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0
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