Poached Pears In Red Wine Syrup

What an easy & elegant fruit dessert!

6 minutesPrep time
17 minutesCook time
439 cal.Per serving

Utensils

Stovetop, Pot (small), Citrus juicer, Peeler

recipe

Orange

Step 1

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

Pear

Step 2

Peel the pears, leaving the stems on.

Red wine
Orange
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.

Pear

Step 4

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

Pear

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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy439 cal.
Fat0.89g
Carbohydrates61g
Protein2g
Fiber9g

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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Poached Pears In Red Wine Syrup
Very easy