Spiced Poached Pears in Wine

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 112.5
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 21.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 1.0 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    8 small pears with stems
    1 cup of dry red wine
    1/2 - 1 cup of sugar substitute like Splenda (I use 1/2 cup but if you want it even sweeter go up to a cup.)
    1/2 cup prepared raspberry herbal tea made strong
    2 tsp vanilla
    2 - 3 whole cloves
    2 Tbsp of unprepared jello (gelatin) mix of any berry flavor
    sprinkle of cinammon
    sprinkle of ground cloves


Peel pears.
In saucepan add: wine, splenda, vanilla and whole cloves.
Prepare tea and add tea.
Add the pears
sprinkle cinammon and cloves
Simmer 20 minutes.
Remove pears and add 2 tbsp of berry flavored jello mix.
When the liquid starts to reduce add pears back and simmer again rolling pears til they take on a "pink" color.

Remove and Serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANGELLYBELLY.