Champagne-Poached Pears

60 mins (prep 1530)
7 ingredients
makes 2 servings
If you only have time for a dessert after the kids are in bed, try something elegant and expedient, like poached pears. This recipe works best with pink champagne.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , winter , valentine's-day , french ,
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  • 1 bottle champagne, preferably pink (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • zest of 1/4 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon rose water (optional)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise (optional)
  • 2 large pears (such as bosc) or 4 small pears (such as seckel), peeled (firm, slightly underripe pears work best)


Serving Size (120.05 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 457.82 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1.18mg 0.1%
Total Carbohydrate 118.28g 78.85%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 118.06 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1.18mg% Iron 0.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
rose water, vanilla bean, large pears


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