ORANGE-SPICED POACHED PEARS

 

  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (30 ounces each) pear halves in heavy syrup
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cloves
  • 9 black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon dried orange peel (optional)

Directions

  • Drain the pears, reserving the liquid in a small saucepan. Add the orange juice, cinnamon, clove, peppercorns and orange peel. Boil until the liquid is reduced to about 2 cups. Add the drained pears and continue simmering, about 5 minutes, until the liquid is lightly thickened.
  • Cool the pears in the poaching liquid; serve warm or chilled
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 120; Total fat 0g; Saturated fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 10mg; Total carbohydrate 33g; Fiber 2g; Protein 1g; Vitamin A 10%DV*; Vitamin C 40%DV; Calcium 0%DV; Iron 2%DV * Daily Value

Notes

This pear delicacy is so versatile you could ”pear it” with your favorite meats, or dollop it onto your favorite ice cream. Either way, it’s a great way to fit fruit in!

Categories: Side Dish 

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