Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Show: Food 911
Save Recipe Print
Total:
35 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

Directions

Peel pears, leaving stems intact, and cut a thin slice from bottom of each if necessary to enable pears to stand upright when served. Set aside.

Put sugar in a 3-quart heavy saucepan and melt over moderate heat until it begins to caramelize. Continue to cook, keeping a close eye and the sugar constantly circulating. Cook until the sugar is a deep golden caramel. Stir in the butter carefully, as the mixture may bubble up. Simmer and stir until caramel sauce has developed, about 5 minutes. Pour in wine and scrape in the seeds from the vanilla bean.

Carefully arrange pears in the poaching liquid. They should be completely covered by the liquid, add water if they are not. Simmer pears, turning them occasionally, until tender, about 20 minutes.

Test by inserting a knife into the fattest part of the pear, it should come out with no resistance. Finish off with lemon juice to wake up the flavor. Gently remove the pears to a serving dish, cut side down. Pour the wine syrup over the pears. Serve with Gorgonzola and candied walnuts.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Chip Caramel Ice Cream Sundae

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Pasta with Clams, White Wine and Spicy Italian Sausage

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Bosc Pears Poached in Red Wine Caramel

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Red Wine Poached Pears

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Recipe courtesy of Edison Mays Jr.

Red Wine and Port Poached Pears with Mascarpone

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.