Poached Pears

Cozy up to these delicious and easy poached pears, they will warm up the night and the soul.

  • Servings 2
  • 1 hr.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups Red Wine
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Navel Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 4 small Pears, peeled

Directions

  1. Combine the wine, juice from the orange quarter and the lemon, the cinnamon stick, cloves and sugar.
  2. Add the pears and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, turning the pears occasionally, about 25 minutes.
  3. Remove and discard the orange quarter and spices. Return the liquid to a simmer and cook until syrupy and reduced by two-thirds, about 15 minutes, depending on size of pan.
  4. Spoon the sauce over the pears.

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Serve with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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