Poached Ginger Pears

Poached Ginger Pears
David Prince
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Hands-On Time
15
minutes
Total Time
25
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

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

 

 

Jane Kirby and Leslie Pendleton
March 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 195
  • Calcium 17 mg
  • Carbohydrate 51 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 0 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Protein 1 mg
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Sodium 2 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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