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Marsala-Poached Pears


Ingredients

4 Bartlett pears, about 8 oz. each

4 Bartlett pears, about 8 oz. each

½ cup Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine

½ cup Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons butter

Vanilla ice cream

Vanilla ice cream

¼ teaspoon Toasted pecans

¼ teaspoon Toasted pecans

Directions

Cut pears in half lengthwise and remove cores. Measure Marsala cooking wine into a small mixing bowl. Add brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir to dissolve sugar.

Cut pears in half lengthwise and remove cores. Measure Marsala cooking wine into a small mixing bowl. Add brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir to dissolve sugar.

Melt butter in a large 12-inch skillet. Stir in Marsala mixture. Cook over medium heat until bubbly. Place pears in pan, cut side down. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 30-45 minutes or until cool enough to serve.

Melt butter in a large 12-inch skillet. Stir in Marsala mixture. Cook over medium heat until bubbly. Place pears in pan, cut side down. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 30-45 minutes or until cool enough to serve.

Place each pear half in a small bowl. Stir remaining sauce in pan; drizzle each serving with 1-2 teaspoons warm sauce. Top with a small scoop of ice cream, and if desired, toasted pecans. Serve immediately.

Place each pear half in a small bowl. Stir remaining sauce in pan; drizzle each serving with 1-2 teaspoons warm sauce. Top with a small scoop of ice cream, and if desired, toasted pecans. Serve immediately.

Tips

Use an apple corer to easily remove cores from pear halves.

If pears are really firm and green, add 5 minutes to the cooking time.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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