Combine water, sugar and lemon twist in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Pare pears and trim slightly to level bottom; remove core from blossom end, leaving stem intact. Add pears to poaching liquid; reduce heat. Cove and simmer gently about 8 to 10 minutes or until tender when pierced with tip of sharp knife; turn and baste occasionally. Remove pears from liquid; stand on flat dish. Cool. Melt chocolate and shortening over very low heat. Dry pears with paper towels. Holding each pear carefully by the stem, spoon chocolate mixture over pear to coat. Let stand in cool pace to set chocolate. Arrange pears on serving dish. Always be sure to use ripe pears. Per serving: 102 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (36% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates Recipe by: http://www.usapears.com/ Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (318g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 servings|
|Calories from Fat: 28 (9%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.1g||4 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.2g||6 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.4g|
|Cholesterol 1.6mg||0 %|
|Sodium 3.6mg||0 %|
|Potassium 213.4mg||6 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 77.5g||23 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5.5g||22 %|
|Sugars, other 72g|
|Protein 0.7g||1 %|
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Calories per serving: 322
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