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Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache

 
One serving costs about $2.87 One serving costs about $2.87

$2.87 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free side dish
spoonacular Score:13%

Spoonacular Score: 13%

 

Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache might be just the side dish you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains about 5g of protein, 27g of fat, and a total of 763 calories. This gluten free and dairy free recipe serves 6 and costs $2.87 per serving. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. This recipe from Foodista requires coconut milk, vanilla bean pod, cinnamon stick, and whipped topping. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 27%. This score is rather bad. Orange Cinnamon Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache, Baked Pears with Raspberry Coulis and Chocolate Ganache, and Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce are very similar to this recipe.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 ounces
2 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate
dark bittersweet chocolate
6
6  bosc pears
bosc pears
1
1  cinnamon stick
cinnamon stick
0.25 cup
0.25 cup cocoa nibs
cocoa nibs
1 cup
1 cup coconut milk
coconut milk
1 tsp
1 tsp coconut oil
coconut oil
2.5 cups
2.5 cups coconut sugar
coconut sugar
6 ounces
6 ounces dark semisweet chocolate
dark semisweet chocolate
1
1  vanilla bean bean pod
vanilla bean bean pod
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp water
water
some
some whipped topping
whipped topping
1 pinch
1 pinch whole cardamom
whole cardamom
2 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate
2 ounces
dark bittersweet chocolate
6  bosc pears
6
bosc pears
1  cinnamon stick
1
cinnamon stick
0.25 cup cocoa nibs
0.25 cup
cocoa nibs
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup
coconut milk
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp
coconut oil
2.5 cups coconut sugar
2.5 cups
coconut sugar
6 ounces dark semisweet chocolate
6 ounces
dark semisweet chocolate
1  vanilla bean bean pod
1
vanilla bean bean pod
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp
water
some whipped topping
some
whipped topping
1 pinch whole cardamom
1 pinch
whole cardamom

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
grater
grater
sauce pan
sauce pan
grater
grater


Instructions

  1. Poached pears:
  2. Set a large saucepan (I used a 5 quart) over medium high heat, add water, sugar, and vanilla pod and all the spices.
  3. Note: Make sure your vanilla pod is moist. Dried out vanilla pods do not have much flavor and are best to stick into sugar for vanilla scented sugar rather than use for this syrup.
  4. Meanwhile, peel pears leaving the stem intact, and cut off 1/4 inch from the bottom so the pear can stand upright later.
  5. Note: My organic pears did have some bruised areas under the skin even though they were very firm; I continued to peel the area until removed.
  6. When the water begins to boil add the pears.
  7. Let it cook for 30-40 minutes, until soft, not mushy and can be indented by a spoon.
  8. The liquid should have reduced by about 2 inches.
  9. Turn off heat and let cool for 20-30 minutes, or until room temperature.
  10. The syrup will be thicker when cooled.
  11. Note: The spiced simple syrup is worth keeping. It is perfect for cocktails
  12. Ganache:
  13. In a small sauce pan set over medium heat, add coconut milk and coconut oil (do not worry, there is no coconut flavor that will come through into the chocolate).
  14. Heat until small bubbles are just beginning to come up around the edges. Do not let it boil.
  15. Turn off heat, add all chopped chocolate and stir until melted.
  16. Pears can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 3 days.
  17. Ganache can also be made up to 3 days in advance, tightly sealed.
  18. Stir well and heat ganache to warm (optional) just before serving.
  19. Assembly:
  20. Using a large serving spoon, gently (they dent easily) lift a poached pear sideways (do not be tempted to lift pear by the stem, it will come off) then using your hand as a guide, transfer the poached pear into a deep glass by holding it from the bottom, and slide into a small truffle glass (I used) or a wine glass (also will work perfectly).
  21. Pour ganache over one side of the pear.
  22. Add a dollop of whipped topping.
  23. Sprinkle on cocoa nibs for garnish (or shaved dark chocolate, using a grater).

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.87
Ingredient
2 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate
6 bosc pears
1 cinnamon stick
¼ cups cocoa nibs
1 cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon coconut oil
2.5 cups coconut sugar
6 ounces dark semisweet chocolate
1 vanilla bean bean pod
some whipped topping
1 pinch whole cardamom
Price
$1.28
$3.54
$0.18
$0.89
$1.38
$0.06
$0.69
$3.83
$5.09
$0.24
$0.06
$17.23

Nutritional Information

Quickview
762 Calories
4g Protein
26g Total Fat
133g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
762k
38%

Fat
26g
41%

  Saturated Fat
18g
114%

Carbohydrates
133g
45%

  Sugar
115g
128%

Cholesterol
2mg
1%

Sodium
14mg
1%

Caffeine
32mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
9%

Manganese
1mg
51%

Fiber
9g
38%

Copper
0.71mg
36%

Magnesium
103mg
26%

Iron
4mg
23%

Phosphorus
159mg
16%

Potassium
514mg
15%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Vitamin C
8mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Selenium
3µg
6%

Calcium
56mg
6%

Vitamin B2
0.09mg
5%

Folate
17µg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.86mg
4%

Vitamin B6
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.47mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.26mg
3%

Vitamin A
68IU
1%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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