Sauteed Pears with Balsamic Vinegar

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Ducky

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.

Top Review by chia2160

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!

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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