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Steamed Pears

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Ingredients
  Low calorie citrus flavor carbonated beverage 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pears 2 Medium, peeled, halved and cored
  Artificial sweetener 1 Tablespoon
  Blackberries/Raspberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, add together beverage, juice, vanilla, and all spice.
2) Put a rack in the saucepan place pears on it.
3) Heat the liquid to a boil.
4) Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until pears are soft.

FINALIZING
5) Remove the pears in a bowl.
6) Dredge the pears with the sweetener.
7) Fill the depression of each pear with a berry.

SERVING
8) Place 2 halves on a dessert plate and divide the remaining berries between 2 portions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
Continental
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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