This simple pairing should get rave reviews
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½ tsp aniseed
4 tsp canned pear nectar
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp sherry-wine vinegar
2 Tbsp sliced fresh mint, plus leaves for garnish
2 unpeeled, very ripe pears (such as Anjou, Comice, or Bosc), halved, cored, and each half cut into 6 wedges
8 thin prosciutto slices
At a glance:
1. Place aniseed in small, resealable plastic bag; crush lightly with rolling pin. Mix with pear nectar, oil, and vinegar in small bowl; stir
in chopped mint. Season to taste with salt.
2. Arrange pear wedges on 4 plates; drizzle with vinaigrette and top with prosciutto. Sprinkle with fresh black pepper. Garnish with mint leaves.