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Ruby-Red Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce_small

Ruby-Red Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce

Prep time:
10 minutes 
Cooking time:
1 hour 
Total time:
1 hour 10 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Medium 
Makes 6 Servings
 
Portion size:
1 pear with 2 Tbsp of sauce each 

x 6 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
145.0 
Carbohydrates:
43.0g
Protein:
1.0g
Fat:
1.0g
Cholesterol:
0.0mg
Sodium:
5.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
0.0 
Vegetable:
0.0 
Fruit:
2.0 
Meat:
0.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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Enjoy a medley of holiday flavors with our Ruby-Red Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce recipe. Aromatic cinnamon, bright citrus, warm clove and fresh fruit combine to create a magical dessert dish. Only 145 calories per serving.

Ingredients

  • 6  firm Bartlett pears with stems
  • 1  qt  cranberry-apple juice
  • 1  Tbsp  lemon juice
  • 3  whole cloves
  • 1  3-inch long cinnamon stick
  • 1 1/2  cup(s)  unsweetened frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 2  Tbsp  sugar
  • 1  Tbsp  orange juice
  • 6  fresh mint sprigs

Directions

  1. Carefully peel the pears, leaving the stems intact. Place the juices, cloves and cinnamon stick in a 4-to-5 quart pot.
  2. Lay the pears in the pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Simmer the pears, covered for one hour. Remove the pot from the heat, uncover, and cool the pears in the liquid.
  4. Cover the pot and refrigerate the pears in the liquid overnight.
  5. Purée the raspberries, sugar and orange juice in a food processor or blender. Set the raspberry sauce aside.
  6. Remove the pears from the liquid. Cut a thin slice from the bottom of each pear.
  7. Spoon some of the raspberry sauce on a serving platter or 1 Tbsp each of 6 dessert plates.
  8. Stand the pears on the platter or plates and drizzle 1 Tbsp of the sauce on each pear.
  9. Garnish with the mint. Pass any remaining sauce in a small pitcher.

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