Poached Ginger Pears

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 195 calories
    • Fat 0 g
    • Sat Fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 2 mg
    • Protein 1 mg
    • Carbohydrate 51 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 17 mg
  • March 2004

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 pears, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cored
  2. Check 1/2cup sugar
  3. Check 1/2teaspoon whole cloves
  4. Check 1teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup water with sugar, whole cloves, and ground ginger in a large, deep skillet. Heat to simmering, then add the pears to the liquid.
  2. Cook, basting occasionally, until tender yet firm, about 10 minutes. Remove the pears. Increase heat to high. Boil the liquid until it is reduced and syrupy.
  3. Pour over the pears. Serve warm or chilled.