Braised Pears in Red Wine

Recipe by Linorama
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut a thin level horizontal slice from the bottom of each pear so they can easily stand upright.
  • In a medium stockpot, combine the wine, water, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Remove from heat and carefully stand pears upright in pot.
  • Return pot to burner and bring to brisk simmer over medium-high heat.
  • Reduct the heat to low, cover, and simmer gently until pears are very tender but not falling apart, 1 to 1 1/2 hours, basting with liquid occasionally.
  • With slotted spoon transfer pears to a individual serving plates.
  • Meanwhile, boil the cooking liquid over high heat until syrupy and reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  • Remove and discard cinnamon pieces.
  • Spoon syrup evenly over the pears; let cool to room temperature.
  • Serve at room temperature.
  • Or cover and refrigerate 1- 24 hours and serve chilled.
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