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Poached Pears in Red Wine Recipe

Poached Pears in Red Wine



  1. In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Add the red wine, sugar, vanilla essence, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the pears and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce to a simmer and cook for one hour or until the pears are tender. Turn the pears every 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the pears and put them to the side. Discard the spices.
  5. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes while continually stirring. The syrup should thicken slightly. Allow to cool slightly.
  6. Serve the pears with the red wine syrup.

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