Poached Papaya and Pear - Just Fruit Recipes

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Poached Papaya and Pear

1 lg Ripe papaya
1 lg Pear
1/2 c Orange juice
1 ts Finely shredded lime peel
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1 ts Cornstarch
1 ts Lime juice
long thin lime peel strips, opt.

Cut papaya in hlaf lenghtwise. Remove peel and seeds. Cut fruit into bite size pieces. Halve and core pear; cut into thin slices.

Stir together orange juice, lime peel and nutmeg in a medium skillet. Add papaya and pear; bring to boiling. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 3-5 minutes or till pear is tender. Remove from heat. With a slotted spoon, transfer fruit to a serving bowl. Stir together the lime juice and cornstarch. Return skiller to heat. Stir cornstarch mixture into orange juice mixture. Cook and stir until thickened; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Pour sauce over fruit. Garnish with lime peel strips if desired. Serve warm or cool. 4 servings.

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