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Poached Pears

These are delicious and deceptively easy to prepare.

Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

2 large ripe pears
1/2 cup apple juice concentrate
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup non-dairy frozen whipped topping

Directions

Peel pears, then slice in half and remove cores. Place in a saucepan. Mix apple juice concentrate, water, cinnamon, and cloves, then pour over pears. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then cover and cook about 15 minutes.

Remove pears and place into individual serving dishes. Continue to simmer juice until decreased by half, about 5 minutes. Pour over pears. To serve, top with 2 tablespoons non-dairy frozen whipped topping.

Per serving (1/4 recipe): 144 calories; 2.2 g fat; 1.5 g saturated fat; 4% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 0.8 g protein; 32.7 g carbohydrates; 24.6 g sugar; 3.7 g fiber; 12 mg sodium; 24 mg calcium; 0.6 mg iron; 5 mg vitamin C; 56 mcg beta-carotene; 0.6 mg vitamin E

Recipe from Food for Life by Neal Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

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