Vanilla Poached Pears

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.7
  • Total Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup water
    1 cup unsweetened apple juice
    1/4 cup honey
    2 tblsp orange juice
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    4 fresh pears
    2 tblsp lemon juice


In a 3-quart saucepan, over medium heat, combine the water, apple juice, honey, orange juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and cloves. Bring to a boil.

While the poaching liquid is coming to a boil, peel, halve and core the peas and immediately coat them in lemon juice.

Reduce the poaching liquid to a simmer, add the pears, cover, and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove the pears from the heat and allow them to cool in the juices. Remove pears from pan. Heat the juice to reduce it by half. Strain it and pour over the pears. Serve hot or cold.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KWENBEE.