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Chinese Pears

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  Ripe pears 4
  Water 1 Quart
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Cloves 4
  Chopped walnuts 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped dates 3 Tablespoon
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1 , cut in strips
  Toasted slivered almonds 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon

Peel the pears, cut them in half lengthwise and remove the core, or use whole, as desired.
Place pears in a baking dish, cut side up.
Cover with water, add sugar, cinnamon and cloves and poach until tender.
In a saucepan, mix together walnuts, dates, honey, ginger, lemon juice and peel.
Add a little water and heat gently.
Serve pears with sauce, garnished with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Garnish, Pear
Gourmet, Healthy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1594 Calories from Fat 394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.1%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 29.5 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 310 g103.4%

Dietary Fiber 33.4 g133.4%

Sugars 250.8 g

Protein 18 g35.5%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 78.8%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Pears Recipe