Sautéed Brown Sugar Pears

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Pears are sauteed in brown sugar and butter, and are then served with vanilla ice cream and gingersnaps.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 Anjou pears, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Gingersnaps

Preparation

  1. 1. Sprinkle lemon juice over pears. Melt sugar and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Reduce heat to low; add pears, and cook, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until pears are tender.
  2. 2. Whisk together cornstarch and 1 tsp. water. Stir into pear mixture, and cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract. Serve with vanilla ice cream and gingersnaps.
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