Just enough spice to make this special!
8 Bosc pears
(with stems), peeled and cored (core from bottom of pear)
Zest of one lemon
1 cinnamon stick
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
3 cups apple cider
In a large saucepan, combine lemon zest, cut into thin strips, cinnamon
stick, broken in half, allspice, ground pepper, apple cider, and 1 cup
Add pears. Bring to a simmer. Cook, turning pears occasionally, until
cooked but still firm, but not falling apart, about 20 minutes. Remove
pears from liquid; transfer to large bowl.
Raise heat to high; boil cider mixture until reduced to a syrup, about
15 minutes. Discard cinnamon. Pour syrup over pears; refrigerate.
To serve, slice off a sliver from the bottom of each pear (so it stands
147 Calories; 1g Fat (4.6% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 1g
Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 3mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 2 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat.
Fat Recipes Furnished by LowFatLifestyle.com© - Copyright 2007