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Wine-Poached Pears with Raspberries

 

Wine-Poached Pears with Raspberries

From: Deb Wise
Total Time: 25 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sweet white wine 
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 4 Bosc pears, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cored
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

Directions:

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Add pears; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 9 minutes or until pears are tender. Remove pears with a slotted spoon. Increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 3/4 cup (about 5 minutes). Discard cinnamon and peppercorns.
  2. Place 2 pear halves in each of 4 bowls; drizzle with about 3 tablespoons cooking liquid. Top each serving with 1/4 cup raspberries.