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Lemon-Flavored Pears In Red Wine

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  Dry red wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Firm pears 8 Medium
  Red food coloring 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Lemon 1

Put wine and sugar in large shallow saucepan or skillet.
Bring to boil and simmer 5 minutes.
Peel pears carefully, leaving stems on.
Add pears to syrup and poach gently 15 minutes, or until tender, testing with fork at blossom end.
Stir with wooden spoon and baste pears.
If not red enough, repeat coloring step.
When done, remove pears to dish with 2 wooden spoons.
With vegetable peeler, remove 4 strips lemon peel along complete length of lemon.
Add to syrup and simmer 5 minutes.
Pour over pears and chill.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3889 Calories from Fat 16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.9%

Saturated Fat 0.11 g0.54%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 59.2 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 882 g294.1%

Dietary Fiber 46.9 g187.5%

Sugars 744.2 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 6.9% Vitamin C 174.1%

Calcium 20.8% Iron 22.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon-Flavored Pears In Red Wine Recipe