Cranberry Poached Pears

Cranberry Poached Pears

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 20 min


These poached pears are great by themselves, or you can try serving them with lemon or vanilla sorbet. If there is any left over, dice them up and stir them into yogurt with some granola for breakfast.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 pear and 1/2 cup sauce
Calories per serving: 265
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.9g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Protein 0.6g 1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 4 Bosc pears, peeled and halved
  • 1-1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1 (2-inch) orange rind strip

Step by Step:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until pears are tender.
  2. Remove pan from heat and let cool; cover and refrigerate until cold.