Pears in Red Wine

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 3 large, ripe pears, such as Bosc or Bartlett, peeled and chunked
  • 3 cups red Rioja wine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry or raspberry preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Directions

Place pears in a saucepan. Add the wine, sugar, cinnamon stick and raisins. Bring to a boil, reduce and let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until pears are at the desired tenderness. Remove pears and raisins from the syrup. Discard the cinnamon stick. Add the preserves and lemon juice. Bring the syrup to a boil. Let boil for 3 to 5 minutes to melt preserves. Pour sauce over pears and serve.


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