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Pears Melba

 

13

Yield

8

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

40

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 each pears
firm, preferably bosc
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
1 each lemon zest
strip
*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup sweet wine
marsala or madeira
*
½ cup wine
dry
*
1 pint ice cream
vanilla or pear
*
1 pint raspberries
pureed with 2 tablespoons sugar
*

Directions

Peel, core and halve pears.

Combine sugar, water, lemon peel, vanilla and wines and bring to a boil. Boil 3 minutes.

Add pears and slowly poach in the sauce until tender and infused with sauce.

Turn pears occasionally with tongs.

Remove from sauce. Reduce sauce until very syrupy. Cool.

Place a spoonful of sauce in the bottom of an individual serving bowl.

Place a 2-ounce scoop of ice cream on the sauce and top with the poached pear.

Drizzle with the puréed raspberries and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 117g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1198% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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