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Caramelized Pears with Toasted Almonds and Yogurt

Skinnier_MeSkinnier_Me Posts: 341Member Member Posts: 341Member Member
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3 ripe pears, scrubbed, quartered, cored and thinly sliced

1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon unblanched almonds, sliced

1/2 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt

1. Place a broiler rack about 3 inches from source of heat. Heat the broiler.

2. Arrange the pears in a shallow, flameproof dish in concentric circles, slightly overlapping each other. Sprinkle with the brown sugar.

3. Broil until the brown sugar has carmelized and pears begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

4. Sprinkle with the almonds and broil for about 1 minute or until almonds turn golden.

5. Serve warm, topping each serving with a dollop of vanilla yogurt.

Serves 4.

Calories 131.8

Total Fat 2.1 g

Saturated Fat 0.4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 1.9 mg

Sodium 22.6 mg

Potassium 298.5 mg

Total Carbohydrate 28.4 g

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 2.7 g


Vitamin A 1.1 %

Vitamin B-12 3.0 %

Vitamin B-6 2.4 %

Vitamin C 11.5 %

Vitamin D 0.0 %

Vitamin E 6.7 %

Calcium 8.2 %

Copper 10.7 %

Folate 3.9 %

Iron 3.0 %

Magnesium 5.2 %

Manganese 8.9 %

Niacin 1.4 %

Pantothenic Acid 3.1 %

Phosphorus 7.3 %

Riboflavin 8.8 %

Selenium 4.0 %

Thiamin 3.4 %

Zinc 3.7 %

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  • Skinnier_MeSkinnier_Me Posts: 341Member Member Posts: 341Member Member
    3 ripe pears, scrubbed, quartered, cored and thinly sliced

    1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar

    1 tablespoon unblanched almonds, sliced

    1/2 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt

    1. Place a broiler rack about 3 inches from source of heat. Heat the broiler.

    2. Arrange the pears in a shallow, flameproof dish in concentric circles, slightly overlapping each other. Sprinkle with the brown sugar.

    3. Broil until the brown sugar has carmelized and pears begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

    4. Sprinkle with the almonds and broil for about 1 minute or until almonds turn golden.

    5. Serve warm, topping each serving with a dollop of vanilla yogurt.

    Serves 4.

    Calories 131.8

    Total Fat 2.1 g

    Saturated Fat 0.4 g

    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g

    Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g

    Cholesterol 1.9 mg

    Sodium 22.6 mg

    Potassium 298.5 mg

    Total Carbohydrate 28.4 g

    Dietary Fiber 4.2 g

    Sugars 0.1 g

    Protein 2.7 g


    Vitamin A 1.1 %

    Vitamin B-12 3.0 %

    Vitamin B-6 2.4 %

    Vitamin C 11.5 %

    Vitamin D 0.0 %

    Vitamin E 6.7 %

    Calcium 8.2 %

    Copper 10.7 %

    Folate 3.9 %

    Iron 3.0 %

    Magnesium 5.2 %

    Manganese 8.9 %

    Niacin 1.4 %

    Pantothenic Acid 3.1 %

    Phosphorus 7.3 %

    Riboflavin 8.8 %

    Selenium 4.0 %

    Thiamin 3.4 %

    Zinc 3.7 %
  • lotusfromthemudlotusfromthemud Posts: 5,396Member Member Posts: 5,396Member Member
    I'm on my way to the store right now....great fall desert, low guilt!
  • dragonfly183dragonfly183 Posts: 73Member Member Posts: 73Member Member
    oooh I love cooked pears. it sounds wonderful
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