Poached Pears

Poached Pears

Pears poached in a cinnamon sauce.

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Serves: 2 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Yield: 2 x pears

Low Sodium Recipe High-Fiber Recipe Quick And Easy Recipe

Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 2 firm ripe pears, 5 oz each
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 1 Tbsp water, extra

Directions:

Peel pears; keeping the stalk intact.

Combine water, maple syrup and cinnamon stick in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Add pears. Cook for approximately 15 minutes or until pears are soft when poked with a sharp knife.

Place pears onto serving dishes. Remove cinnamon stick from sauce and discard.

Bring sauce to boiling; add lemon juice. Turn down heat. Combine corn flour with extra water and stir into sauce until thickened.

Spoon over pears. Serve warm.

Variations:

Serve with lowfat yogurt or light whipped cream.

Honey can be used instead of golden syrup.

Serving suggestions and garnishes not included in nutritional analysis.