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Poached Asian Pears in Raspberry Sauce

Poached Asian Pears in Raspberry Sauce



 

Poached Asian Pears in Raspberry Sauce

Preparation Time: 35 minutes
Number of Servings: 4
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1

Ingredients

  • 4 Asian pears
  • 1 cup, apple juice
  • 1 cup, dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup, water strips of lemon or orange peel

Directions

  1. Core Asian pears if desired, or leave stem and core intact.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the apple juice, wine, water, and lemon or orange peel.
  3. Place pears in liquid.
  4. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  5. Simmer, partially covered, 20 minutes, spooning liquid over pears frequently during cooking. (Pears will still be firm after cooking.)
  6. Chill pears in liquid.
  7. Meanwhile, prepare Raspberry Sauce: In a blender or food processor bowl, place berries.
  8. Cover and process till smooth.
  9. Add sugar; process again.
  10. If desired, strain sauce to remove seeds.
  11. Cover and chill sauce till needed.
To serve, spoon some of the Raspberry Sauce onto 4 dessert plates; place a pear in center of sauce in each plate. Pass any remaining sauce to spoon over pears.

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 1/4 recipe

Amount Per Serving
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**
Fruit: 2
Vegetables: 0
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 1
Carbs: 0
Other: 0
** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov





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