Pears Poached in Peppered Port

“A light dessert with a spicy flavor. Cook time does not include chill time. From Cooking Light.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Add pear halves; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until tender.
  3. Remove pear halves with a slotted spoon, and place in a large shallow bowl. Cover and chill.
  4. Bring wine mixture to a boil, and cook 8 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup.
  5. Pour wine mixture through fine mesh sieve into a small bowl; discard spices and lemon. Cover and chill.
  6. Place 2 pear halves in each of 4 dessert dishes; top with sauce. Garnish with mint sprigs.

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