This diabetic dessert is lush and exceptional. You’ll love it.

Poached Pear Halves with Red Wine Sauce

Poached Pear Halves with Red Wine Sauce
Recipe type: Desserts
Serves: 6
  • 2 Cups dry red wine
  • 1 Cup apple juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 6 pears, peeled, cored, cut into halves
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 Cup cold water
  • 1/4 Cup to 1/3 Cup Nutrasweet spoonful
  • mint sprigs
  1. This dessert is a stand out and it's so simple too. The sauce, made with red wine and apple juice, adds to the flavor and to the presentation.
  2. HEAT WINE, apple juice, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg to simmering in large skillet; add pear halves with cut sides-down. Simmer, covered, until pears are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Carefully remove pears to serving dishes; discard spices. Heat wine mixture to boiling.
  3. MIX CORNSTARCH and cold water; stir into boiling mixture. Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  4. REMOVE FROM HEAT, let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in NutraSweet Spoonful; spoon sauce around pears.
  5. Garnish with mint sprigs.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION Serving Size: 2 pear halves

Calories 150; Saturated Fat 0 g; Protein
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