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Poached Pears with Strawberry Sauce

  Ripe pears 4 Large, peeled and cored
  Apple juice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Orange rind 1 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Strawberry sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mint leaves 4

From bottom of each pear cut a small slice so pears will sit upright.
In a large saucepan combine apple juice, sugar, cinnamon, orange rind, lemon rind and cloves.
Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Add pears; cover.
Poach for 20 minutes or until pears are tender.
Let stand in poaching liquid until cool.
Refrigerate until serving time.
To dessert plates remove pears with a slotted spoon.
Drizzle Strawberry Sauce over pears.
Garnish with mint leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1129 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.33%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.9 mg5.3%

Sodium 44.2 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 290 g96.5%

Dietary Fiber 30.5 g122%

Sugars 223.1 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 81.9%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 23.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Pears With Strawberry Sauce Recipe