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Carmelized Pears

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

3 medium pears, such as Anjou or Bartlett, quartered and cored

1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

salt

vanilla ice cream, for serving

 

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high. Add pears, one cut side down, and cook until browned, then reduce heat to medium and cook until browned, then reduce heat to medium and cook 3 minutes. Turn pears to other cut side and cook 4 minutes. Add sugar and 1 tablespoon water, swirling pan to combine. Turn pears skin side down and cook until sauce is thickened slightly, 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla and pinch of salt. Serve warm with ice cream. Serves 6.

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2 responses

  1. Hi Guineawhisperer, I am going to try this recipe as soon as I find a succulent pear. Thanks for the recipe. Fae. 🙂

    August 24, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    • Thanks! I am so glad that you like it, and I hope it works out for you! 😀 ENJOY!

      August 25, 2012 at 2:04 am

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