Ginger and Jasmine Tea-Poached Pears

Serves 6

Poaching pears in Whole Trade™ jasmine green tea creates a fragrant and delicate dessert. Serve with your favorite gingersnap cookies on the side.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups strongly brewed Whole Trade™ jasmine green tea
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 3 ripe but firm pears, such as Bosc, peeled, halved and cored, with stems left attached
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Method: 

Put tea, sugar and ginger into a wide, shallow pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes. Arrange pears in pot in a single layer, cut sides down. Cover and simmer gently, spooning the liquid over the pears from time to time, until just tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
Let pears cool in liquid, then serve warm or at room temperature with the fragrant poaching liquid spooned over the top.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:90 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 19g sugar), 0g protein
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