Gingered Pears

Ginger is one of those spices that adds a rich, warm flavor to savory dishes as well as desserts. This recipe does just that by taking a simple fruit, some sugar, and ginger, then transforming it into a light, refreshing dessert.

Gingered Pears
Ginger is one of those spices that adds a rich, warm flavor to any dish. Here it transforms pears into a light, refreshing dessert.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 14 cup fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 pears, peeled

Instructions

  1. Combine sugar, 6 cups water, and ginger in a pot and cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add pears and poach in simmering liquid until tender. Reduce liquid to a syrup. Serve over pears.