Pears Poached in Spiced Red Wine
75 mins (prep 15, cooking 60)
10 ingredients
6 servings
From Ruth Van Waerebeek’s “Everbody Eats Well in Belgium Cookbook.” Ruth recommends this as an accompaniment to her Christmas Turkey. I make this once a year for Thanksgiving. Note: Prepare several hours prior to, if not the day before, serving.

Categories:  holiday , side-dish , fruit , european , easy , 3-steps-or-less , heirloom~historical , <-4-hours , pears , time-to-make , belgian ,
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Serving Size (159.12 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 122.96 Calories from Fat 2.34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.26g 2.41%
Saturated Fat 0.08g 2.37%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 5.93mg 1.48%
Total Carbohydrate 31.01g 62.03%
Dietary Fiber 0.68 g 16.27%
Sugars 29.7 g %
Protein 0.12g 1.44%
Vitamin A 3.2IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 13.05mg% Iron 0.25mg%
*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:
large pears, fruity red wine, cinnamon sticks