Poached Pears with Strawberry Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Ripe pears4 Large, peeled and cored
 Apple juice4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Granulated sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon stick1
 Orange rind1 Teaspoon, freshly grated
 Lemon rind1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
 Cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
 Strawberry sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Mint leaves4

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 mg

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


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.