Red Wine Poached Pears

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Red Wine Poached Pears
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Red Wine Poached Pears

Added by: on Mar 4th, 2012
Slowly poached Bosc Pears in Shiraz and Cinnamon
Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min



Original Recipe Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 Bosc Pears, peeled
  • 3 cups red wine, any would do but goes best with fruity reds like Shiraz, Lambrusco or Zinfandel
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • juice from half a lemon
  • vanilla bean, split, seeded
  • 1 stick cinnamon broken in half
Nutrition Facts
Red Wine Poached Pears

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 349

  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.8 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  •     Sugars: 43.8 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g
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  • vanilla bean, split, seeded

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Pour lemon juice all over bosc pears then set aside.


In a small sauce pan combine red wine, white sugar, vanilla bean and cinnamon stick. Bring it to a boil then add the pears. Simmer for 12-15 minutes on one side then further 12-15 minutes on the other side.


Remove pears from sauce pan then set it aside to cool.


Simmer the left over syrup until they are reduced in half the amount, pour sauce over pears serve warm or chilled (I want mine chilled).


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