Poached Pears and Vanilla Ice Cream

Poached Pears and Vanilla Ice Cream
Photo by Becky Luigart-Stayner


  • 1 large pear, peeled, halved and cored
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup vanilla low-fat ice cream
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • + 1 more ingredients
    • 1 (3-inch) piece lemon rind

Combine first 5 ingredients in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add pear halves; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until tender. Remove the pear halves with a slotted spoon; discard liquid. Place pears in a large shallow dish; cover and chill. Serve the pear halves with ice cream. Sprin...

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