Caramelized Pears with Toasted Almonds and Yogurt

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Caramelized Pears with Toasted Almonds and Yogurt RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 131.8
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 22.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Introduction

Not only will this taste yummy, but it is a gorgeous presentation as well. You'll impress everyone! Not only will this taste yummy, but it is a gorgeous presentation as well. You'll impress everyone!

Ingredients

    • 3 ripe pears, scrubbed, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
    • 1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon unblanched almonds, sliced
    • 1/2 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt

Directions

1. Place a broiler rack about 3 inches from source of heat. Heat the broiler.

2. Arrange the pears in a shallow, flameproof dish in concentric circles, slightly overlapping each other. Sprinkle with the brown sugar.

3. Broil until the brown sugar has carmelized and pears begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

4. Sprinkle with the almonds and broil for about 1 minute or until almonds turn golden.

5. Serve warm, topping each serving with a dollop of vanilla yogurt.

Serves 4.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County

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  • Very Good
    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I used the Splenda Brown Sugar to lower calories & carbs- just as yummy! - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Especially with a little cinnamon sprinkled over the top. Can't wait to make it again. - 2/4/09

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  • 9 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Three pears halved is hard to serve 4 people.
    Much easier to eat if not cored.
    Recipe says sliced thinly but the pears shown are halved and not browned. - 9/25/12

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    My husband liked it too! We only did the pears and not he almonds or yogurt. Very good and satisfied my sweet tooth. - 1/31/09

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I have done this with bananas w/o the nuts I will try this soon - 1/20/09

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