Pomegranate Poached Pears with Yogurt Sauce

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
firm ripe Bosc pears
2
cups pomegranate juice
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons sugar
1
cinnamon stick
1
container (6 oz) Liberté® Méditerranée lemon yogurt

Steps

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  • 1
    Peel pears, leaving stems intact. Cut slice from bottom of each pear so it will stand upright when served; set aside. In 2-quart saucepan, heat pomegranate juice, water, sugar and cinnamon stick over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add pears; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, spooning sauce over pears occasionally, until pears are tender when pierced with tip of sharp knife.
  • 2
    Remove pears from syrup. Cook syrup over medium-high heat 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 3
    Spoon 1 1/2 tablespoons yogurt onto each plate, drizzle 2 teaspoons syrup over yogurt. Top with pears.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Cranberry juice can be substituted for the pomegranate juice.
  • Poach the pears up to 4 hours ahead of time. Cover and store in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
35mg
2%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5g
23%
Sugars
32g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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