Raisin-sauced pears

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon Cornstarch
¼ teaspoon Dry mustard
⅛ teaspoon Ground cloves
½ cup Orange juice
¼ cup Water
¼ cup Raisins
2 tablespoons Slivered almonds
3 Ripe medium Bartlett pears
Cored and halved

6 SERVINGS DAIRY-FREE 30 MINUTES This microwave recipe for a spicy sauce or glaze for fresh pears is a quick way to serve them as a side dish.

COMBINE ALL ingredients except pears in microwave-safe 2-cup measure or bowl. Microwave on HIGH power until slightly thickened, 1½ to 3 minutes; stir twice during cooking. Place pears cut side up in round baking dish, with large end of pears toward outside of dish. Pour sauce over pears.

Microwave on HIGH SA to 6 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve warm.

PER SERVING: 165 CAL.; 1G PROT.; 2G TOTAL FAT (0 SAT. FAT; 40G CARB.; 0 CHOL.; 7MG SOD.; 3G FIBER.

Recipe from California Pear Advisory Board Converted by MC_Buster.

Recipe by: Vegetarian Times, October, 1998, page 112 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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