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Abuelita Poached Pears

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Elegant Abuelita Poached Pears are simple to make and rich with chocolate flavor. Top with whipped cream or ice cream and try a garnish of chopped nuts or a sprig of mint to add extra color. Coffee liqueur is optional but adds an extra level of flavor dimension.

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  • Servings: 4
This Recipe is: Low Fat


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COMBINE Abuelita syrup and water in medium saucepan; mix well. Add pear halves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 30 minutes or until pears are tender.

REMOVE pears; set aside. Continue to cook sauce over medium heat for 20 minutes or until thickened and reduced. Remove from heat; add coffee liqueur.

SERVE two pear halves in each of four individual dessert plates. Top with Abuelita sauce and whipped cream or ice cream. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 4
Calories 420
Calories from Fat 25
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 101g 34%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars 85g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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