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Pears Poached In Wine

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry red wine/Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, finely shredded
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 Inch
  Whole cloves 4
  Ripe pears/Apples 6

In large saucepan combine sugar and water.
Heat and stir to dissolve sugar.
Stir in wine or orange juice, lemon peel, lemon juice, and spices.
Peel fruit, leaving stem on, if desired.
Insert an apple corer in blossom end of fruit and carefully remove core.
Immediately place fruit in syrup mixture, turning to coat.
Bring to boiling.
Cover and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes or just till tender, turning several times.
Cool fruit in syrup; cover and chill.
To serve, place fruit upright in sherbet dishes; pour about 1/3 cup of the syrup over each.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1697 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 39.6 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 379 g126.3%

Dietary Fiber 32.3 g129.2%

Sugars 292.4 g

Protein 5 g9.4%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 122.4%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pears Poached In Wine Recipe