ORANGE-SPICED POACHED PEARS
2 cans (30 ounces each) pear halves in heavy syrup
2 cups orange juice
2 cinnamon sticks
9 black peppercorns
1 tablespoon dried orange peel (optional)
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
Pairs Well With
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!