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Pear in Orange Sauce

pear in orange sauce

Sweet and simple, this warm and cozy dessert is the perfect end to a fall or winter meal. 

Makes 4 servings.


4 pears (medium) 
3/4 cup orange juice (100%) 
4 teaspoons sugar 


  1. Peel the pears and cook in a double boiler for 15 minutes.
  2. Mix sugar and orange juice and cook over low flame for 5 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Place steamed pears on individual plates. Pour ¼ juice mixture over each and serve.

For nutrition information, please visit Pear in Orange Sauce at USDA’s MyPlate Kitchen.