Wine-Poached Pears With Whipped Ricotta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 330 calories
    • Fat 8 g (5 g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
    • Sodium 85 mg
    • Protein 7 g
    • Carbohydrate 42 g
    • Sugar 33 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 145 mg

Combine the wine, granulated sugar, cinnamon stick, and a pinch of salt in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add the pears. Reduce heat and simmer, turning occasionally, until the pears are tender and the liquid is syrupy, 30 to 40 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the ricotta, confectioners’ sugar, and a pinch of salt. Whisk until smooth. Serve the pears over the ricotta drizzled with the poaching liquid.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  2. Check 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  3. Check 1 cinnamon stick
  4. Check 2 pears, peeled and halved
  5. Check 1 cup ricotta
  6. Check 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  1. Combine the wine, granulated sugar, cinnamon stick, and a pinch of salt in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add the pears. Reduce heat and simmer, turning occasionally, until the pears are tender and the liquid is syrupy, 30 to 40 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the ricotta, confectioners’ sugar, and a pinch of salt. Whisk until smooth. Serve the pears over the ricotta drizzled with the poaching liquid.