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Poached Pears With Spiced Wine Syrup

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  Dry red wine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Black peppercorns 10
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ripe bartlett pears/Firm ripe bosc pears 4 (Firm)

Combine first 8 ingredients in a 3-quart microwave-safe dish; microwave at HIGH 5 minutes or until mixture boils.
Peel and core pears, leaving stems intact.
Slice about 1/4 inch from base of each pear so it will sit flat.
Add pears to poaching liquid; cover and microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until tender.
Let cool in dish 5 minutes.
Remove pears with a slotted spoon; set aside.
Microwave liquid at HIGH 5 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup.
Place each pear in a shallow bowl.
Spoon 'A cup sauce over each pear.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1637 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.7%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.36%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 75.3 mg3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 328 g109.3%

Dietary Fiber 28.9 g115.7%

Sugars 231.7 g

Protein 5 g9.2%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 12.4%

Calcium 21.7% Iron 14.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Pears With Spiced Wine Syrup Recipe