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Fresh Pears with Spicy Yam Topping

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Category: Vegetables, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Bosc pears
  • 6 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1 cn Cut yams (16 oz.),drained
  • 1/2 ts Orange peel, grated
  • 1/8 ts Ground cinnamon
  • ds Salt
  • 2 tb Brown sugar, packed


Pare, core and slice 1 pear; saute in 4 tb. butter or margarine for abt.
10 min. Puree in food processor or blender with yams, orange peel,
cinnamon and salt. Halve and core the remaining 3 pears.

Place pears, cut side up, in a buttered shallow baking dish. Pipe about
1/4 cup yam mixture into center of each pear healf, using a pastry bag with
large star tip. Dot each with about 1 tsp. butter or margarine.

Sprinkle each with 1 tsp. brown sugar. Bake, uncovered, in preheated
350 F. oven for about 30 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve as
dessert or as a side dish with roast beef or pork.

NOTE: Yam mixture may be mounded into the center of pear halves with a
soup spoon or ice cream scoop.

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