Citrus Lavender Poached Pears with Sage and Honey


What You Will Need:

3 Large Bartlett Pears, skins peeled

4 Tbsp Citrus Herbal Tea (loose leaf) Teavana has a nice one.

4 Tbsp Dried Lavender

10 Fresh Sage leaves

2 Tbsp Local Honey

1 Quart of Water


Get all your ingredients together and prep your mis en place


On the stove, in a medium-sized pot add the water, herbal tea and bring to a gentle boil.

Reduce heat to medium and add the honey, and pears.

Cover the pot and let the pears simmer for 20 minutes then add the fresh sage.

Continue to let the pears simmer for 5-8 more minutes.


Once the pears are done, remove them with a ladle or slotted spoon and serve.

*Makes 3 servings

128 cals, 34.4 G carbs, 5.1 G fiber, .6 G pro, 25 G sugar


If you like you can drizzle more honey on the pears when done cooking along with crushed walnuts.

If you are looking for something more indulgent, add a scoop of Vanilla Bean ice cream.


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