Poached Raspberry Pears

Simply scrumptuous! This fruity dessert can be served either warm or chilled.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1/2
cup seedless raspberry spreadable fruit
1
cup apple juice
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
3
firm Bosc pears, peeled and cut into fourths
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except pears in 10-inch skillet. Add pears.
  • 2 Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered about 30 minutes, spooning juice mixture over pears and turning every 10 minutes, until pears are tender. Serve warm or chilled.

Expert Tips

Firm, slightly under-ripe pears are your best choice for cooking and baking.

Anjou pears are a good substitute because they hold up well when cooked.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
135
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5 mg
5 %;
Total Carbohydrate
34 g
34 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.