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Poached Pears With Blackberry Honey Crème Fraiche

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $2.28

$2.28 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 vegetarian,gluten-free,primal,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,primal side dish
spoonacular Score:55%

Spoonacular Score: 55%

 

Poached Pears With Blackberry Honey Crème Fraiche might be just the side dish you are searching for. For $2.28 per serving, this recipe covers 12% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Watching your figure? This gluten free, primal, and vegetarian recipe has 235 calories, 3g of protein, and 6g of fat per serving. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. Head to the store and pick up peppercorns, pinot noir, cinnamon sticks, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 58%. This score is solid. Try Spiced Poached Pears with Crème Fraîche and Amaretto Cookies, Blackberry Creme Fraiche Ice Cream, and Chardonnay Poached Leeks and Crème Fraiche Dressing for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
6
6  black peppercorns
black peppercorns
2 pts
2 pts blackberries
blackberries
2
2  cinnamon sticks
cinnamon sticks
8 oz
8 oz crème fraîche
crème fraîche
0.5 cups
0.5 cups 100% honey
100% honey
1
1  lemon
lemon
6 large
6 large mint leaves
mint leaves
1
1  orange
orange
4
4  pears
pears
1 bottle
1 bottle pinot noir
pinot noir
6  black peppercorns
6
black peppercorns
2 pts blackberries
2 pts
blackberries
2  cinnamon sticks
2
cinnamon sticks
8 oz crème fraîche
8 oz
crème fraîche
0.5 cups 100% honey
0.5 cups
100% honey
1  lemon
1
lemon
6 large mint leaves
6 large
mint leaves
1  orange
1
orange
4  pears
4
pears
1 bottle pinot noir
1 bottle
pinot noir

Equipment

blender
blender
knife
knife
sieve
sieve
blender
blender
knife
knife
sieve
sieve


Instructions

  1. Bring the wine and 1 liter of water to a boil then lower to medium heat. Cut the lemon and orange in half and squeeze into the poaching liquid removing the seeds. Add the 100% pure honey, cinnamon sticks and peppercorns.
  2. Carefully peel the pears leaving the stem on. Gently drop the pears into the poaching liquid and cook for about 1 hour until a paring knife can be inserted into the center of the pear. Remove the pears from the liquid, drain and refrigerate.
  3. Put half of the crme fraiche and cup of the 100% pure honey and 1 basket of the blackberries into a blender. Gently pulse until blended. Pass the mixture through a sieve and refrigerate.
  4. Mix the remaining crme fraiche with the remaining honey. On a plate, place the chilled pear standing up in the center of each plate and drizzle the 2 flavors of crme fraiche and sprinkle the whole berries around the pear. Next to the stem, insert 1 mint leaf.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.28
Ingredient
6 black peppercorns
2 pints blackberries
2 cinnamon sticks
8 ounces crème fraîche
½ cups 100% honey
1 lemon
6 larges mint leaves
1 orange
4 pears
1 bottle pinot noir
Price
$0.03
$8.39
$0.36
$4.05
$2.07
$0.50
$0.14
$0.29
$2.36
$0.01
$18.20

Tips

Health Tips

  • Frozen (and potentially even canned) fruit and vegetables contain as much?if not more?vitamins than fresh versions that have been sitting around the supermarket too long. So don't hesitate to buy canned or frozen goods if your budget or the season doesn't allow for fresh!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • When buying canned fruit, buy fruit packed in fruit juice and check the label to avoid added sugar. The fruit is sweet enough, it doesn't need any help!

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
235 Calories
2g Protein
6g Total Fat
47g Carbs
15% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
235
12%

Fat
6g
10%

  Saturated Fat
3g
21%

Carbohydrates
47g
16%

  Sugar
34g
38%

Cholesterol
14mg
5%

Sodium
26mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
6%

Vitamin C
45mg
55%

Manganese
1mg
50%

Fiber
10g
42%

Vitamin K
28µg
27%

Copper
0.3mg
15%

Potassium
403mg
12%

Folate
45µg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
11%

Vitamin A
526IU
11%

Calcium
95mg
10%

Magnesium
37mg
9%

Phosphorus
75mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.12mg
7%

Iron
1mg
7%

Zinc
0.92mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.55mg
6%

Vitamin B6
0.11mg
5%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
4%

Selenium
1µg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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