Poached Pears in Saffron Citrus Syrup

Recipe by Katanashrp
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 pears
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan with 2 cups of water.
  • Heat, stirring, over low heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Bring to the boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer.
  • Add the pears and cook, covered for 12-15 minutes, turning them halfway through.
  • Remove pears from liquid, and bring it back to boil, uncovered.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes or until the syrup has reduced by half.
  • Remove the vanilla bean and drizzle syrup over the pears.
  • Serve with biscotti.
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