Wine-Poached Pears with Sweet Smart Yogurt Sauce

Wine-Poached Pears with Sweet Smart Yogurt Sauce

Wine-Poached Pears with Sweet Smart Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients

  • Choose two of your favorite pears – Anjou, Bartlett, Bosc, etc.
  • White wine – choose your favorite – 1/2 cup
  • Nonfat yogurt – 1/2 cup plain,
  • Sour Cream – 2 Tablespoons
  • Sweet Smart Sweetener – 2 Tablespoons

Procedure

  • Add the wine to a sauce pot with lid and apply medium heat.
  • Quarter each pear and trim out fibrous center and seeds.
  • Place in sauce pot when wine is simmering.
  • Poach for 5-7 minutes.
  • Combine yogurt, sour cream, Sweet Smart Sweetener and 1 Tablespoon of the poaching wine in a mixing bowl and whisk together until a uniform light orange color is achieved.
  • Remove the pears, place two pear quarters on a dessert plate, and add 2 Tablespoons of the Sweet Smart Yogurt Sauce.

Nutrition: Makes 4 servings (two pear quarters) with each serving containing:

  • 120 calories
  • 2g fat (1.0g Sat. fat, 0.5g polyunsat. fat, 0.5g monounsat. Fat, Trans fat 0g)
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Protein 4g
  • Sodium 22mg
  • Potassium 220mg
  • Calcium 80mg (6% Daily Value)
  • Vitamin B2 0.11mg (9% DV)
  • Vitamin B12 0.2mg (9% DV)
  • Vitamin C 4mg (4% DV)

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