These Red Wine Poached Pears make an elegant and delicious dessert served with its reduced syrupy spiced poaching liquid. Definitely a must-try! | RotiNRice.com

Red Wine Poached Pears

These Red Wine Poached Pears make an elegant and delicious dessert served with its reduced syrupy spiced poaching liquid. Definitely a must-try!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 282
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups dry red wine such as merlot or cabernet (480ml)
  • ΒΌ cup sugar (55g)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 firm Bosc pears (peeled leaving stems intact)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine red wine, sugar, cinnamon stick, and cloves in a medium size saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • Gently lower pears into the pan. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes. Turn every few minutes to ensure even color. When done, remove pears from poaching liquid and set aside in a dish.
  • Continue to boil poaching liquid until slightly thick and syrupy or reduced by about half over medium high heat. This should take about 10 minutes.
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  • Serve pears warm or chilled, either whole or sliced, drizzled with syrup.

NUTRITION

Calories: 282kcal
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