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South Beach Diet Ginger Pears Recipe

South Beach Diet Ginger Pears Recipe

There are only 110 calories per serving in this tasty recipe from the best-selling South Beach Diet, and we think you’ll love the autumn flavor of these baked pears with their crunchy ginger topping.

4 medium pears, peeled, halved, and cored
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup finely crushed gingersnaps
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Place the pear halves, cut side up, in a 12” x 7” x 2” baking dish. Drizzle the orange juice over the pears. In a small bowl, combine the gingersnaps, walnuts, and the margarine or butter. Sprinkle over the pears. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the fruit is tender.

Serves 8.

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Adapted from The South Beach Diet, by Dr. Arthur Agatson (Rodale Press, 2003). Copyright (c) 2003 by Dr. Arthur Agatson. Reprinted by permission of Rodale Press.
Adapted from The South Beach Diet, by Dr. Arthur Agatson (Rodale Press, 2003).

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3:36PM PST on Dec 30, 2012

Thank you :)

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10:47AM PST on Mar 4, 2012

Great recipe - thanks for posting.

5:59AM PST on Jan 30, 2012

sounds delicious

9:23AM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thank you

1:06AM PDT on Jul 28, 2011

Love the recipe. Thanks.

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