Pears red wine. It is a traditional spanish dessert which consists in to cook this fruit in red wine. Pears must be ripe so they do not break while cooking. It is a very easy recipe because you need few ingredients for to make it. Lets see how to make this pears red wine in some simple steps.
INGREDIENTS for 3 people:
- 6 medium pears
- 1 red wine bottle (750ml/ 25.5 fl oz.)
- 200g/ 7 oz. sugar
- The peel of a lemon
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 stars anise
- 3 cloves
PEARS RED WINE RECIPE:
1.- Peel each pear without removing its stem. Then, perform a transversal cut at the base of each fruit. In this way, pear can be in vertical position and it is more easy to work with them.
2.- In a large casserole over high heat, add the red wine along with the sugar and bring them to the boil. Stir all frequently with a spoon to dissolve the sugar.
3.- Then, reduce the heat to medium and put the peel of a lemon, the cinnamon stick, the stars anise and the cloves. Let boil for about 5 minutes, so the red wine flavours.
4.- After this 5 minutes, Place the pears in vertical position into the casserole and in this way pears are cooking from its base. Cover the casserole and let cook for about 25 minutes over medium heat. Every 5 minutes, uncover and with a spoon sprinckle each pear with the wine to cook its upper part.
5.- After that time, remove the pears from the casserole and put them on a dish. With a strainer, remove the rest of ingredients from the wine and let it to cook for about 5 or 10 minutes more. This wine will serve as a acompaniment of the pears.
In this simple way, you can make pears red wine. Some ice cream or a yogurt can be a good accompaniment of this recipe.
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