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Golden Poached Pears D


6 bosc, or other firm winter pear
1 cup semi-dry white wine, such as riesling
1 cup apple juice
1 large lemon, juice only
5 whole cloves


183 *calories
1 *gm protein
3/16 *gm fat
29 *gm carbo
1 *mg chol
6 *mg sodium
5 *gm fiber

Peel pears, leaving them whole. Using a melon baller, core pears
from the bottom up. Place in a saucepan and add wine, apple juice,
lemon juice and cloves.
Place pan over med-high heat and bring to a boil.
Lower heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes,
until pears are soft but not mushy.

Remove cloves from poaching liquid and spoon liquid over pears to
serve. Serves 6.

VARIATION: Omit lemon jice and substitute apple cide for the apple

SOURCE: Vegetarian Times Mag, Dec 92 Mary Carroll, author The No
Cholestrol (No Kidding) Cookbook





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