These pears look beautiful on a plate. The rosy color and wonderful flavor set the scene for a memorable holiday dinner. —Patricia Stiehr, Eureka, Missouri
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 cups port wine
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- 6 medium Bosc pears, peeled
- Place wine, sugar and lemon peel in a 5-qt. slow cooker; stir until sugar dissolves. Add pears.
- Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until pears are tender, turning pears halfway through cooking. Using a slotted spoon, remove pears; cut into slices (save cooking liquid for another use). Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Wine-Poached Pears in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2017, p20