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Poached Pears With Vanilla Honey Yogurt Sauce

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  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon sticks 2 (3 Inch)
  Anjou pears 4 Medium, peeled, cored, and cut in half lengthwise
  Yogurt sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Combine water and honey in a large nonstick skillet; stir with a wire whisk until blended.
Add cinnamon sticks.
Arrange pear halve+C58s, cut sides down, in a single layer in skillet; bring to a simmer over medium-low heat.
Cook 30 minutes or until pears are tender, turning and basting every 10 minutes.
Remove pears from skillet with a slotted spoon, and place 2 pear halves in each of 4 individual dessert dishes; set aside, and keep warm.
Bring cooking liquid to a boil over high heat, and cook 7 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup.
Discard cinnamon sticks.
Spoon 2 tablespoons cooking liquid over each serving; top each with 2 tablespoons Vanilla-Honey Yogurt Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1012 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.2 mg10.4%

Sodium 116.8 mg4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 238 g79.3%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.7%

Sugars 202.5 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 43.5%

Calcium 41.9% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Pears With Vanilla Honey Yogurt Sauce Recipe