Poached Paleo Christmas Pears

Poached Paleo Christmas Pears
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 4
Seasonally appropriate stone fruit takes center stage in this Paleo favorite.
  • 4 organic pears, cored and peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • ½" piece fresh ginger
  1. Place pears standing up in heavy bottomed pan
  2. Add liquid and all spices except nutmeg
  3. Bring to a boil then immediately reduce to simmer
  4. Cover with circular piece of parchment paper and let simmer roughly 30 mins
  5. Let cool slightly then serve with nutmeg sprinkled on top and a cinnamon stick in the center