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Orange Poached Pears

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Pears 6 , peeled, halved, and cored
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large skillet, add first 4 ingredients.
2) Place the skillet over medium heat and bring the liquid to a boil.
3) Stir the liquid to dissolve sugar and boil for another 5 minutes.
4) Add pears and cover this with a lid.
5) Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn the pears once in between.
6) In a medium bowl, transfer pears and the syrup.
7) Cover the bowl and place inside refrigerator to chill completely.

SERVING
8) Use dessert dishes to spoon pears and syrup. Add whipped cream and a twist of orange rind as toppings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Poached
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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