Pears poached in cinnamon pepper port

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Port
¼ cup Sugar
3 Lemon (2") rind strips
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
15 Black peppercorns
1 Cinnamon (3") stick
4 mediums Peeled Bartlet pears, cored and halved lengthwise

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add pear halves; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until tender. Remove pear halves with a slotted spoon, and place in a large shallow dish. Cover and chill.

Bring wine mixture to a boil and cook for 8 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup. Discard lemon rind and spices. Pour wine mixture into a small bowl; cover and chill.

Place the pear halves on individual dishes; top with sauce.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving: 157 Calories; 1g Protein; .7g Fat; 40g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 14mg Sodium Posted to Recipe Page 13 October 96 Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 11:03:29 +0600 From: Gourmet Connection <capco@...>

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