Appetizers & Side Dishes

Stuffed Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 146
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Stuffed Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings
4
Calories
146

Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. Sargento® Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 tsp. Sargento® Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 fresh pears, peeled, halved and cored
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen red raspberries in syrup, thawed
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
Directions
  1. Combine Ricotta and Blue cheese, pecans and lemon juice in small bowl. Fill center of pears with mixture. Sprinkle nutmeg on top. Heat wine to a boil in medium skillet. Place pears, stuffing side up, in skillet. Cover; adjust heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes or until pears are tender.
  2. For sauce: mash and strain raspberries. Measure 3/4 cup juice, adding water if needed. Whisk cornstarch into raspberry juice and pour into small saucepan. Heat and stir 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly and just begins to bubble. To serve, place 3 tablespoons sauce on plate. Top with pear half.

Serving Size 4

Calories 146

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 3.40g 6%
Sat. Fat 0.70g 5%
Mono Unsat. Fat 1.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.80g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 7RE
Vitamin C 7mg 12%
Calcium 42mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%