Microwaved Pears In Red Wine Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianInterest Group


 Ripe pears4 (D'Anjou Or Cornice)
 Red wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ginger1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 334 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.19 g0.29%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.06%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.7 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.7%

Sugars 64.7 g

Protein 0.63 g1.3%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Arrange pears in serving dish so that they stand upright.
Set aside.
Combine wine, water, sugar and ginger in 1-quart measure.
MICROWAVE 3 to 5 MINUTES on HIGH, or until boiling.
Pour sauce over pears.
Cover with plastic wrap.
MICROWAVE 4 to 5 MINUTES on HIGH, or until pears have softened but still hold their shape.
Let stand 5 minutes, covered.