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
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours
- 2 cups port wine
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 6 medium Bosc pears, peeled
- Place wine, sugar and lemon zest 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).
Originally published as Slow Cooked Wine Pears in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2017