Poached Pears with Fig Balsamic

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 long peppers (optional)
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 4 pears, halved
  • Liquid Gold Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Directions

  1. Prepare the poaching syrup by combining water, sugar, peppers and the vanilla bean, cut in half lengthwise and scraped. Simmer, stirring gently, for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves.
  2. Choose ripe, juicy pears. Peel and cut in half. Poach pears in syrup over low heat until they are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with Fig Balsamic Vinegar.