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    Sauteed Pears with Balsamic Vinegar

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    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    Ducky's Note:

    Got this recipe from a "Desserts of Italy" class. This dessert couldn't be easier. The class thought it sounded wierd, pears and balsamic vinegar. However, it was great and made a wonderful dessert since it wasn't too sweet.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut each pear into 8 wedges, removing the core and stem.
    2. 2
      Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
    3. 3
      Add sugar and pears, stirring gently.
    4. 4
      Cook until lightly brown, approximately 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove to plates and drizzle each pear with several drops of balsamic vinegar.
    6. 6
      Serve warm or room temperature.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 03, 2004

      55

      so simple and yet so tasty! i added some balsamic while the pear wedges cooked, what a great tasting syrup, then served these over pound cake, drizzled with more balsamic. confectioners sugar and whipped heavy cream to garnish. wonderful!

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    • on December 09, 2003

      55

      Delicious! I used Anjou pears and let them cook about 15 minutes. They were nicely carmelized and a beautiful golden brown. I accidentally doubled the sugar but it didn't seem to hurt anything. The balsamic is inspired!

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    • on May 01, 2014

      Each batch is getting better. I found that if I de-glaze the pan with the balsamic, I can get a quick, tasty reduction to drizzle over the pears.<br/><br/>I have experimented with the same technique with a Peach and a Banana with good results.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sauteed Pears with Balsamic Vinegar

    Serving Size: 1 (99 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 111.2
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    47%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 1.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.9 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 11.2 g
    45%
    Protein 0.3 g
    0%

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