Red Wine Poached Pears with Marscapone! Gotta try it!

This dessert only looks complicated. It’s easy to make and always a crowd pleaser.

Red Wine Poached Pears with Marscapone

Total Time: 45 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 35 min.
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients:
2 cups red wine
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
6 firm Bartlett pears, peeled, cored, cut in half
12 Tbsp. mascarpone cheese

Preparation:
1. Bring wine, maple syrup, lemon juice, and cinnamon to a boil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add pears; gently boil, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes. Turn pears and continue cooking for an additional 8 to 10 minutes, or until pears are fork tender.
3. Remove pears from liquid; gently boil for 5 to 10 minutes, or until reduced in half.
4. Serve ½ pear with 1 Tbsp. cheese topped with wine sauce.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 169
Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 18 mg
Sodium: 11 mg
Carbohydrate: 21 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 14 g
Protein: 1 g

About Monica Brown 236 Articles
I am a 29 year old married teacher and baechbody coach. I love trying to find ways to eat healthy most of the time and finding fun workouts where I don't feel like it is WORK.

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