Poached pears in red wine

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 597.5
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 121.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    750ml Red wine
    2 cinnamon sticks
    zest of 1/2 lemon
    pinch of ground cloves
    2 tbsp Cointreau
    8 small, firm pears, peeled leaving stalks
    300g Sugar



1. Place the red wine in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer.

2. Add the cinnamon sticks, lemon zest, ground cloves and Cointreau and simmer for 5 minutes.

3. Add the pears and sugar.

4. Partly cover and simmer over a very low heat for 1 hour until the pears are tender.

5. Carefully remove the pears with a slotted spoon and place in a heatproof serving dish.

6. Strain the remaining red wine mixture and return to the saucepan. Bring to the boil and cook briskly until it reduces and thickens into a syrup.

7. Pour the red wine syrup over the pears. Serve warm or cold.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DRAGONLORD.