Poached Pears with Yogurt Recipe

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Gwendolyn January 4, 2021

How To Make Poached Pears with Yogurt

Grab a bite of these decadent poached pears simmered in fruity juices! It’s a tasty and naturally healthy dessert that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾cupapple juice
  • ½cuppomegranate juice
  • 1long orange rind strip,2-inch
  • 1cinnamon stick
  • 2pears,peeled, halved, and cored
  • 5.3ozyogurt,used Silk Vanilla DairyFree Yogurt Alternative

Instructions

  1. In a small pan over medium-high heat, bring the apple juice, pomegranate juice, orange rind and cinnamon stick to a boil.

  2. Place pears face down in the pan.

  3. Lower the heat and simmer gently for 10 to 20 minutes until a knife inserted into the pears meets no resistance, spooning the sauce over the pears as they cook.

  4. Once the pears are tender, remove from heat and let cool.

  5. Over medium-low heat, reduce the remaining poaching liquid to a glaze for 7 to 8 minutes.

  6. Pour the glaze over the pears. Refrigerate to chill.

  7. Place ½ pear on each dish, top with a dollop of yogurt over each, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 116.34kcal
  • Fat: 1.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.84g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.94g
  • Fiber: 3.41g
  • Sugar: 19.26g
  • Protein: 1.77g
  • Cholesterol: 4.88mg
  • Sodium: 22.95mg
  • Calcium: 68.30mg
  • Potassium: 283.79mg
  • Iron: 0.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.35mg
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