Pears in Red Wine Sauce

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • bring a pan of water to a boil.(large enough to put your steamer in or a casserole dish).
  • Meanwhile put the orange rind, juice, honey, wine, cinnamon stick, apple pie spice, vanilla bean and clove and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Peel pears, leaving stem intact, and cut off a small piece rom the bottom so the poears can stand up.
  • Put into heatproof bowl or casserole dish and pour wine mixture over them.
  • Cover the bowl or dish with tin foil and tie with kitchen string.
  • Put the bowl in the steamer and cover with a tight fitting lid. Set the steamer over hte pan and steam for 35-40 min, until the pears are tender.
  • Remove the pan from the steamer and let cool completely.
  • Transfer to a serving dish standing upright.
  • Remove the cinnamon stick, clove, vanilla bean from the wine mixture and bring to a nboil and cook til reduced by 1/2.
  • Put the arrowroot or flour into the wine sauce and simmer gently, will make a paste. Remove from pan and let cool.
  • Pour the wine sauce over the pears and chill for at least 3 hours.
  • Top with whipped cream.
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