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Pears With Blackberry Sauce

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desserts, fruits

1 1/4 cup granulated sugar; plus
1/3 cup granulated sugar; divided
1 piece (1-inch) vanilla bean
--or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 fresh pears; peeled, cored
--and halved
2 cups blackberries or red raspberries
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons berry liqueur; optional

1. In saucepan, bring 2 cups water and 1 1/4 cups sugar to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Add the vanilla bean or extract; lower heat and simmer 5 minutes.

2. Add the pears and simmer gently until tender. Poach half the pears at a time if necessary, turning them to poach on both sides. (Microwave instructions: In microwaveable bowl, combine water and sugar. Cover and cook on High until mixture boils. Remove lid, stir and add vanilla bean. Cook at 50 percent 1 to 2 minutes longer. Place pears in syrup, spooning syrup over fruit. Covet and cook on High 7 to 10 minutes, turning pears once, until nearly fork-tender.)

3. Drain and transfer pears to a bowl. Cool, cover and chill.

4. In food mill, processor or blender, puree the berries. Strain through medium sieve into a saucepan; stir in 1/3 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water and the lemon juice. Heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Add berry liqueur. Cover and chill.

5. Divide pear halves among 8 plates. Just before serving, spoon berry sauce over pears.

Makes 8 servings. Preparation time: About 20 minutes. Cooking time: About 10 minutes.

Per serving: About 259 cal, 1 g pro, 1 g car, 65 g fat, 3% cal from fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 3 mg sod, 1 g fiber.

Busted by Gail Shermeyer <4paws@netrax.net>



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Contributor: Low-Fat Meals, Woman's Day, 4/96

Yield: 8 servings

Preparation Time: 0:00




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