nutritional information

Per 2-Tbs. serving:

  • Calories: 216
  • Protein: <1 g
  • Total Fat: <1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 56 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fiber: <1 g
  • Sugar: 50 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Membrillo (Quince Paste)

Membrillo (Quince Paste)

Makes 1 loaf

A Spanish delicacy with a gumdrop-like texture, membrillo is traditionally served with manchego cheese.
  • 2 quince, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (6 cups)
  • 3 strips lemon peel
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice

1. Simmer quince, lemon peel, and 6 cups water in covered saucepan over medium-low heat 40 minutes, or until soft. Drain, then purée in food processor. Return to saucepan, and stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over low heat 11/2 hours, or until pink and very thick.

2. Line loaf pan with parchment paper. Spread paste in prepared pan, and cool. Unmold onto cutting board, and slice.

November/December 2010 p.58

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Delicious! Who needs cheese with something this healthy? Good with small wedges of watermelon and a green salad.

rita foster - 2013-08-09 08:34:55