Desserts

Poached pear with lemon verbena


Lemon verbena poached pears are the ideal dessert to end a meal in a light and fruity way.

It is also a recipe rich in vitamins and healthy for the body.

Preparation time : 5 minutes

Cooking time : 10 minutes

In the basket

2 pears ‘Comice’

2 sprigs of lemon verbena

In the closet

2 tbsp. tablespoon of sugar

Recipe for poached pear with lemon verbena

  1. In a saucepan, heat 1L of water, add the lemon verbena leaves and sugar. Mix and bring to a boil.
  2. Peel the pears with a peeler and place them in the syrup and cook them over low heat for 10 min.
  3. Turn them once or twice during cooking so that they absorb the scent of verbena. Serve hot in small verrines with a little broth!

Info from the dietician:

Pear helps meet the body's daily needs for potassium, but also for calcium and magnesium.

By its richness in carotene and vitamin E, it protects the skin against aging.

Video: Test Kitchen: Maple Cardamom Poached Pear (November 2020).