Poached Pears In Red Wine Syrup

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What an easy & elegant fruit dessert!


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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

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

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
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