Wine and Citrus Poached Pears

Wine and Citrus Poached Pears
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Recipe for Citrus and Wine Poached Pears. These delicious poached pears are quick and easy to make and very low in fat. If you don't want to use wine, just substitute an equal amount of orange juice.

Ingredients

  • Pears:
  • 2 medium or large pears
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup red wine (we used a merlot)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Topping (optional):
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • OR
  • 4 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine topping ingredients.
  2. To serve, spoon a few tablespoons of the poaching liquid onto a dessert plate. Place two pear halves on each plate. Top pears with topping.