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Recipe: Poached pears

Recipe: Poached pears

Poaching involves gently simmering ingredients in water or a flavorful liquid. In this recipe, pears are simmered in fruit juice.

Poaching involves gently simmering ingredients in water or a flavorful liquid. In this recipe, pears are simmered in orange and apple juice. The pears retain their shape, making this an elegant complement to any meal.


Directions

In a small bowl, combine the juices, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir to mix evenly.

Peel the pears and leave the stems. Remove the core from the bottom of the pear. Place in a shallow pan. Add the juice mixture to the pan and set over medium heat. Simmer for about 30 minutes, turning pears frequently. Don''t boil.

Transfer the pears to individual serving plates. Garnish with raspberries and orange zest and serve immediately.


Ingredients
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 whole pears
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest

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Fruits
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Meat 
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
Diabetes
Fats 
Freefoods 
Fruits
Meat 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables 
Starches 
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HWP
Carbs 
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Protein Dairy 
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NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories140 
Carbohydrate34 g 
Cholesterol0 mg 
Fiber2 g 
MonounsaturatedfatTrace 
Potassium 
Protein1 g 
SaturatedfatTrace 
Servingsize1 pear 
Sodium9 mg 
TotalFat0.5 g 

2014-08-19

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