Wine-Poached Pears

This is very good as a dessert and can also be served as a side dish with poultry or pork. It can be made spicier with coriander or extra cinnamon.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 4 tsp. Splenda
  • 4 sweet, ripe pears, peeled, cored, and halved

Directions

  • Mix the wine, cloves, cinnamon stick, and Splenda in a medium size saucepan over medium heat. Cover and let steep for 20 minutes.
  • Add the pears and cook, covered, at a simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave in the pan for another 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 4 tsp. Splenda
  • 4 sweet, ripe pears, peeled, cored, and halved

Directions

  • Mix the wine, cloves, cinnamon stick, and Splenda in a medium size saucepan over medium heat. Cover and let steep for 20 minutes.
  • Add the pears and cook, covered, at a simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave in the pan for another 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate28g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars16g
Protein2g