Poached Pears with Raspberry-Balsamic Sauce

The microwave cooks the pears with just a bit of liquid, so they don't losoe any of their sweetness.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 pear and 2 tablespoons sauce)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 239
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Fat: 0.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 61.1g
  • Fiber: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Calcium: 38mg

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 peeled firm Bosc pears (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Place the raspberries in a 3-quart casserole. Cover with lid; microwave at HIGH 2 1/2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Press the raspberries through a fine sieve over a small bowl, reserving liquid; discard solids. Add vinegar, honey, and pepper to reserved raspberry liquid.
  2. Rub the pears with lemon juice. Place pears in casserole, and drizzle with raspberry sauce. Cover with lid. Microwave at HIGH for 8 minutes or until the pears are tender, stirring and spooning sauce over the pears after 4 minutes.
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