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Poached Pears with Honey and Blue Cheese

Poached Pears with Honey and Blue Cheese

Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 17 minutes
Ready in 32 minutes
Makes 4 servings


  • 4 pears
  • 3 cups dry white wine
  • 4 oz crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tbsp honey fresh thyme, to garnish


1. Peel the pears and cut them in half. Use a teaspoon or melon baller to remove the core from each half. Warm the wine in a pot and add the pears. Simmer 15 minutes.
2. Preheat the broiler. Spoon the pears from the liquid and place in a baking dish. Fill each pear half with cheese. Drizzle with honey. Broil the pears until the cheese begins to melt, 2 minutes. Sprinkle fresh thyme over the pears. Serve immediately.


Per serving: 469 calories, 7g fat, 5g saturated fat, 19mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 22g sugar, 6g protein