Wine-Poached Pears

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel pears, leaving stem intact.
  • Using a small melon baller, remove stems and seeds from bottoms of pears.
  • In a saucepan that will accommodate pears upright, combine wine, water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add pears, cook over medium heat, maintaining a boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, allow pears to cool slowly.
  • Baste pears occasionally with poaching liquid.
  • When completely cooled, chill pears.
  • Serve on individual dessert plates; spoon liquid over pears.
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