Sorbet with Glazed Pear Slices



6 servings (serving size: 4 pear wedges and 1/3 cup sorbet)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 37.8 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Calcium 11 mg


1 tablespoon margarine
3 tablespoons sugar
3 medium peeled Bosc pears, cored and each cut into 8 wedges
1/2 cup apple juice
2 cups fruit-flavored sorbet


Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sugar and pear wedges; cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Spoon pear mixture into a shallow dish; set aside.

Add apple juice to pan. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons, stirring frequently. Pour over pear mixture, and serve warm with sorbet.


Jean Kressy,

Cooking Light

March 1995
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