Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.
Wine Poached Seckel Pears
Total:
55 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
55 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a large saucepan, whisk together Merlot (reserving 2 cups), star anise, cinnamon stick, and sugar. Bring to a boil.

Add pears and remaining 2 cups of Merlot. Allow pears to cook in the wine and flavorings, simmering at a low boil.

In a small bowl, whisk together mascarpone, sugar, and cream. Add fresh mint, if desired.

Place a dollop of mascarpone cheese onto each plate. Top with 1 or 2 pears and serve.

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