Baked Pears with Lemon Sauce

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Baked Pears with Lemon Sauce

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 4 hours

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 2 tsp cornstarch
    • 3/4 cup skim milk, divided
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
    • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp honey
    • 4 medium-sized pears, peeled
    • 3 Tbsp water
    • 1 Tbsp honey
    • 2 whole cloves

Directions

To make sauce, combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk in a small saucepan, stirring until blended. Add remaining 1/2 cup milk and cinnamon stick. Simmer over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened. Reduce heat and stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Cover, and refrigerate 3 hours or until thoroughly chilled.

Cut pears in half lengthwise and remove cores. Arrange pears cut-side up in a glass baking dish. Combine water, honey, and cloves, and pour over pears. Cover, and bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes.

Remove cinnamon stick from lemon sauce before serving. Serve warm pears with 1/4 cup chilled lemon sauce each.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Pears with Lemon Sauce 
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 5
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 28g
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 8%
Iron 4%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 2
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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