|Halved strawberries||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Triple sec/Other orange-flavored liqueur||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned unsweetened pear halves||8|
|Orange zest||1 Tablespoon|
Place strawberries in container of on electric blender; process until pureed.
Transfer strawberries to a small bowl, and set aside.
Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl, stirring until blended.
Add cornstarch mixture and Triple Sec to strawberries; stir until well blended.
Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH for 4 to 5 minutes or until sauce thickens and boils.
Divide sauce among 4 individual dessert plates with slightly raised edges; place two pear halves on top of sauce in each plate.
Garnish with orange zest before serving.