Poached Pears with Cabernet Chocolate Sauce

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Poached Pears with Cabernet Chocolate Sauce

Poached Pears with Cabernet Chocolate Sauce
1 ripe but firm pear peeled
2 cups sweet dessert wine
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
2 large pieces orange peel
1 cinnamon stick
1/4 cup A Perfect Pear Cabernet Chocolate Sauce* or other good-quality chocolate sauce)
* Not available at all stores.
Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 20 minutes

Cut pear in half and remove core and seeds with a melon baller. Place in a small saucepan with wine, water, sugar, orange peel and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn and cook for 10 minutes more. Remove from liquid and let cool. Place each pear half in a dessert dish and drizzle with chocolate sauce.

Makes 2 servings.
Nutritional Information:
750 calories, 2 g protein, 18 g total fat (11 g sat., 0 g trans), 87 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 60 g sugar, 35 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 15.7 points


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