Red Wine Poached Pears - BigOven 170165

Red Wine Poached Pears

Ready in 1 hour
2 review(s) averaging 4. 100% would make again

Top-ranked recipe named "Red Wine Poached Pears"

Share it:

This is a delicious receipe for a wonderful desert


Ingredients

Are you making this? 
3 cups Red Wine; (I.e. Cabernet or Zinfandel or Pinot Noir)
3/4 cup Sugar
1 vanilla bean; split lengthwise, 3 inches
6 peppercorns
6 firm ripe pears with stems; (Bartlett or Bosc) (we peeled and cored from bottom)

Original recipe makes 6

Servings  

Preparation

In a large saucepan that won't corrode. (it has to be big enough that you can put all the pears in it in one layer) Combine sugar, wine vanilla, orange zest, and peppercorns over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Slide the pears in slowly and cover with wax paper to keep pears from discoloring. Simmer until pears are tender 30 or longer depending on firmness of pears.

When tender remove pears from liquid with slotted spoon and cool to room temp. Transfer to a serving dish with a lip. Return the liquid to a boil and cook until slightly reduced and syrupy, about 7 mins. Strain the syrup over the pears and cool to room temp. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Credits

Added on Award Medal
Calories Per Serving: 300 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Reviews for Red Wine Poached Pears

I'd rate it:


sign in to add your comment


Recipe ideas by email


Reviews

Add yours!

Ok but there is a better version/recipe
braamzwart 2 years ago
The original recipe say to split them in half after cooking but for visual effects the whole one is much more appealing. You might want to make small wholes or incisions into the whole pears so the sauce may soak all the way through. [I posted this recipe.]
Bageria 5 years ago
Add unlimited recipes. Organize in custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free