Quick Caramelized Pears

Faster than baked pears, these are excellent served for dessert over frozen yogurt or ice cream, for breakfast over oatmeal, pancakes or waffles or for dinner over roasted chicken or pork.

Serves

4
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
10 min.

Faster than baked pears, these are excellent served for dessert over frozen yogurt or ice cream, for breakfast over oatmeal, pancakes or waffles or for dinner over roasted chicken or pork.

Ingredients
1 Tbsp. sugar ⅛ tsp. cinnamon 2 Tbsps. butter 2 cans (15.25oz.ea.) Del Monte® Sliced Pears in Heavy Syrup [or Sliced Cling Peaches in Heavy Syrup], well drained Chopped toasted almonds, optional
Directions
  1. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside. Melt butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; add pears and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Cook about 4 minutes, without stirring, until pears become a rich golden brown. Gently turn over with a spatula, and continue to cook 3 to 4 minutes longer, until pears are evenly browned. Be careful not to burn.
  2. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving with almonds, if desired.
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