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Caramel Pears

BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER
Yield 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash of ground cloves
  • 2 peeled Bosc pears, cored and cut into 1-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 tablespoons white rum
  • Cinnamon sticks (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 162
  • caloriesfromfat 4 %
  • fat 0.7 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 41.4 g
  • fiber 4.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 6 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add pears, and cook until tender (about 10 minutes). Pour the rum into saucepan; cook 1 minute. Divide pears and sauce between 2 dishes. Garnish pears with cinnamon sticks, if desired.