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Orange Poached Pears

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  Ripe pears 6 Medium
  Unsweetened orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grand marnier/Other orange flavored liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon

Peel pears and core from bottom, cutting to, but not through, stem end.
Combine orange juice, liqueur, and orange rind in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
Place pears, stem end up, in Dutch oven; paste pears with juice mixture.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender.
Remove pears with a slotted spoon; place in dessert dishes, and set aside .Combine cornstarch and water,- stir well.
Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Pour orange sauce evenly over pears.

Recipe Summary

Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 863 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.33%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 85.7 mg3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 192 g64.1%

Dietary Fiber 33.5 g133.9%

Sugars 104.7 g

Protein 4 g8.2%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 186.2%

Calcium 10% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Poached Pears Recipe