Maple Mead Spiced Pears
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Maple Mead Spiced Pears
Maple Mead Spiced Pears
2 firm, ripe Bartlett pears
2 tbsp. Sunnyside Farms Butter
1/2 cup Chaucer's Mead
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Creme fraiche or vanilla Greek yogurt (optional topper)

Prep: 5 minutes, Cook: 15 minutes, Serves: 4

1. Cut pears in half and scoop out seeds using a melon baller.

2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place pears in skillet, cut side down, and cook for a few minutes to lightly brown. Add mead, maple syrup and cinnamon, stirring to mix. Cook for 10 minutes or until sauce has thickened and formed a nice glaze and pears are soft, turning once or twice.

3. Drizzle pears with glaze and top each with a spoonful of crème fraiche or vanilla Greek yogurt, if you like.

Nutritional Information:
180 calories, 0 g protein, 6 g total fat (4 g sat.), 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g sugar, 15 mg cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 5 points