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Red Wine Poached Pears
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Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Hard
Cuisine: French
     Serving Size: 2 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1018
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 12g
Unsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 43mg
Sodium 833mg
Total Carbohydrate 145g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 122g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A  12%Vitamin C  53%
Calcium  42%Iron  17%
Potassium  26%Vitamin E  10%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Red Wine Poached Pears

Recipe Tags: Fruit Recipes

Date Added: January 27, 2016
This is a simple but elegant dessert for a dinner party or for after an afternoon game of bridge. Serve with the proper style of a small plate and paper doily.


2 cups Red Wine good-quality cooking
1 cup Water
1/4 cup Orange Juice
1 cup Sugar
1 Vanilla Bean
4 Cloves
6 Pepper black
2 Pears slightly firm peeled, cored, and left whole
4 oz Blue Cheese St. Agur
1/4 cup Hazelnut chopped
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1. Combine the red wine, water, orange juice, sugar, vanilla bean, cloves, and peppercorns in a medium sauce pot and place over medium heat.

2. Add the pears and simmer slowly until just tender when pierced with a toothpick or small knife; the exact timing will depend on ripeness of the pears.

3. Remove the pears from the liquid and set aside to cool.

4. Place chopped nuts in a small saute pan and toast over high heat until lightly browned and fragrant, about 2 minutes.

5. Strain the poaching liquid.

6. Return it to the sauce pot and cook over medium-high heat until reduced to a light syrup.

7. Meanwhile, divide the cheese into four parts and roll each piece into a small ball. Keep in a cool place. (This can be done up to an hour before dinner. ) Cut each pear in half and place on dessert plates.

8. Arrange two balls of cheese on each plate and pour a few spoonfuls of syrup around the pears.

9. Sprinkle hazelnuts over the pears and serve.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 12% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 53% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is a good source of Vitamin E with 10% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Beans, Cheese, Sulfites, Natural Sweeteners, Alcohol, Fructose Malabsorption, Oranges allergies.
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