Lavender Poached Pears Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe pears, such as Bosc or Anjou, slightly firm to the touch
  • 3 tablespoons granulated stevia extract, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender
  • 2 blossoms dried hibiscus
  • 1 chamomile tea bag
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves


Directions

  1. Peel, halve and core pears using a melon baller to scoop out seeds.
  2. In large pot, combine 3 cups water, sweetener, lavender, hibiscus, chamomile tea and mint. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low. Add pears and simmer until you can easily pierce pears with the tip of a knife, about 20 minutes.
  3. To serve, transfer pear halves to 4 individual bowls and ladle some of the cooking liquid over the top.


Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 72
Sodium: 2 miligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 19 grams



Recipe Options - Cool Things You Can Do

Scroll down to comment or see what others said. You can also share, rate, print, email or Favorite this recipe to your Recipe Box right now.