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Pear in Orange Sauce

This tangy dessert is a great way to increase your family’s fruit intake.

Recipe Source: Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
5 minutes 25 minutes 4 servings 1 pear


4 small pears

¾ C 100 percent orange juice

4 tsp sugar

calories 69
Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Total fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 18 g
Potassium 142 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Peel the pears and steam in a double boiler for 15 minutes.

  • 2
    Mix sugar and orange juice, and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.
    Cool for 5 minutes.

  • 3
    Place steamed pears on individual plates. Pour ¼ juice mixture over each, and serve.

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