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Carmelized Pears Recipe

Looking for an easy Carmelized Pears recipe? Learn how to make Carmelized Pears using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by grush

Makes 2 servings



Carmelized Pears. Will need to prepare with 1/2 tbsp of low fat or fat free margarine in a tub. For alcohol free version, substitute wine with 2.5 tblsp apple cider vinegar. Adjust calories accordingly.

Recipe Ingredients for Carmelized Pears

1/2 tbsp lemon juice
2 pears
1/4 cup white wine
1 tbsp splenda
1/2 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Carmelized Pears

  1. Squeeze juice from lemon.

  2. Measure and reserve 1 tblsp of juice; add remaining juice to cold water in large bowl.

  3. Pare, quarter and core one pear at a time and place in acidulated water.

  4. Drain pears; pat dry with paper toweling.

  5. Heat butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  6. When foam subsides, add pears; increase heat to high.

  7. Saute pears until just golden on all sides, about 10 minutes.

  8. Add wine.

  9. Boil and cook until wine is reduced to thick glaze, about 5 minutes.

  10. Sprinkle pears with sugar and reserved lemon juice.

  11. Cook, stirring gently, over medium heat, until pears are lightly glazed.

  12. Give a good grind (but not too much) of coarse black pepper.

Categories

Fruits, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
176
Calories from Fat
2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.2g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
4mg
0%
Potassium
285mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
39.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
27.1g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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