Mulled Wine-Poached Apples
For a satisfying touch of sweetness at the end of a meal without a heavy dessert, try these ruby red apples. The spice and wine sauce makes them very special.&$151;Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 bottle (750 milliliters) merlot
- 1/2 cup mulling spices
- 6 medium apples, peeled and cored
- In a Dutch oven, bring wine and mulling spices to a boil. Reduce heat; carefully add apples. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or just until apples are tender, turning once.
- With a slotted spoon, remove apples to a large bowl. Bring wine mixture to a boil; cook, uncovered, until liquid is reduced to about 1/2 cup. Cool. Pour over apples; cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Nutrition Facts1 poached apple with 4 teaspoons syrup: 240 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Mulled Wine Poached Apples in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2012