Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Ginger Poached Pears

Prep Time: 50 minsServings: 4
These honey-sweet pears flavored with sparkling ginger will satisfy any sweet tooth!

Instructions

  1. Combine ginger ale, honey, lemon zest and ginger in deep sauce pan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, peel ¾ of each whole pear and do not remove stem.
  3. Place pears into ginger ale mixture, lower heat, cover and simmer until almost tender (about 15-20 minutes). Turn pears to ensure even cooking.
  4. Once pears are cooked, remove from ginger ale mixture. Reduce mixture down to ¾ cup.
  5. Heat mixture on high. Once heated, strain over pears and allow to cool.
  6. Place each pear in a shallow soup bowl and wrap a slice of lemon around the stem, tuck a mint leaf into the lemon slice and sprinkle with nutmeg. Drizzle with sour cream.
  7. Serve.

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