Poached Pears


Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, plus extra to prevent pears browning
  • 4 pears, peeled and cored (Bosc, Bartlett)
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
Directions

In a saucepan, combine wine, water, vanilla bean and lemon juice. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add pears to poaching liquid and poach for 8 minutes. Remove pears from poaching liquid and continue to reduce sauce by one-half to one-third. Plate pears and pour reduced sauce around each one.

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