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Poached Pears with Bay Leaf

Poached Pears with Bay Leaf
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 4 ripe USA Pears (Anjou or Bosc) pears, peeled
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • Fresh bay leaf to garnish



1 Combine orange juice, water, brown sugar, bay leaves and nutmeg in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer, stirring well to mix. Add pears. Cook over high heat to boil.

2 Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Discard bay leaves. Serve Anjou pears with juice in individual bowls. Garnish with bay leaves.