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Berry Sauced Poached Pears Recipe
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Fresh raspberries||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened pineapple juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Powdered low calorie sweetener||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (To Equal 3 Tablespoons Sugar)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 708 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2 g2.8%
Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.38%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 11.1 mg0.5%
Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.8%
Dietary Fiber 28.6 g114.6%
Sugars 122.9 g
Protein 5 g9.3%
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 221.7%
Calcium 11% Iron 13.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cut a thin slice off the bottom of each pear so pears will stand upright.
In a large saucepan combine water and lemon juice.
Bring to boiling.
Add whole pears.
Return to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or till pears are tender, turning once.
Transfer pears and cooking liquid to a medium mixing bowl.
Cover and chill for 3 to 24 hours.
Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan combine raspberries, pineapple juice, and cornstarch.
Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Press mixture through sieve to remove seeds; discard seeds.
Transfer mixture to a bowl.
Stir in sweetener.
Cover and chill till serving time.
To serve, use a slotted spoon to lift pears from cooking liquid and place in dessert dishes.
Spoon chilled sauce over pears.