Poached Pears In Red Wine Syrup

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What an easy & elegant fruit dessert!

Very easy

6 minutes

Prep time

17 minutes

Cook time

439 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Pot (small), Citrus juicer, Peeler



Step 1

Using a veggie peeler, peel long strips of orange zest. Then juice the orange.


Step 2

Peel the pears, leaving the stems on.

Red wine
Sugar (granulated)
Cinnamon sticks
Star anise

Step 3

In a pot over low heat, combine the wine, sugar, cinnamon, star anise (optional), a couple of orange peels & the orange juice. (Whole cloves & allspice berries are nice too!) Bring it to a simmer.


Step 4

Add the pears to the pot. Cover & simmer for 7 min.


Step 5

Remove the lid & turn over the pears. Simmer for another 5-7 min.

Step 6

Remove the pears with a slotted spoon. Set them aside on a plate. Continue to simmer the spiced wine until it reduces into a syrupy sauce.

Step 7

Serve the pears sliced in half & drizzled with the wine reduction. Garnish with cinnamon, orange peel & star anise. Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy439 cal.
Fat0.89 g
Carbohydrates61 g
Protein2 g
Fiber9 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Poached Pears In Red Wine Syrup" contains 439 Energy, 0.89 g of Fat, 61 g of Carbohydrates, 2 g of Protein, 9 g of Fiber.

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