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Pears Belle Helene

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Ingredients
  Ripe pears 6 Medium
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla bean/1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 , split
  Chocolate orange sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Peel pears, and cut a thin slice from bottoms so pears stand upright.
Combine water, sugar, and vanilla in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Add pears; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until pears are tender but still hold their shape.
Let pears cool in sugar mixture.
To serve, drain pears well, and spoon into individual dessert dishes.
Top pears with Chocolate-Orange Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Saute
Servings: 
6

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