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Crispy Nutty Pear Parfaits
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
Makes:
16 servings
Ingredients

3 lemons

6 firm Bartlett pears

1 c. walnut pieces*

1/2 c. H-E-B Brown Sugar

1/2 tsp. Central Market Organics Ground Korintje Cinnamon

2 1/2 c. fat free Greek yogurt

1 tsp. H-E-B The Baker's Scoop Double Vanilla Extract

1/2 c. sugar or 0 calorie sweetener

Directions


Grate lemon peel, set aside. Squeeze juice from lemons, combine with 2
cups water in large mixing bowl.
Core pears one at a time, dip in lemon water to prevent browning. Slic
e each pear into 16 thin wedges, place back in lemon water. Drain pear
slices, toss with grated lemon peel, cover with plastic wrap. Chill 3
0 minutes.
Heat heavy-bottom skillet over high heat 3 minutes. Add walnuts, brown
sugar, and cinnamon to hot skillet. Stir constantly until sugar begin
s to melt and coats walnuts, about 2 minutes. Quickly place glazed wal
nuts on foil. Cool, chop, and set aside.
Combine Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and sweetener in food processor
or blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Layer 1/3 of sliced p
ears, yogurt and glazed walnuts in a trifl e bowl (or in 16 punch cups
). Repeat 2 more layers, cover, chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information


Calories: 70, Total Fat: 0g, Sodium: 15mg, Carbohydrates: 14g, Dietar
y Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 12g, Protein: 4g

Source


My H-E-B Texas Life Magazine, December 2011