Slow Cooker Marsala-Poached Pears Recipe

2021-02-08
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 2:00 h
  • Ready In: 2:10 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    390
  • Carbohydrates

    87 g
  • Cholesterol

    17 mg
  • Fat

    6 g
  • Fiber

    7 g
  • Protein

    2 g
  • Saturated Fat

    3 g
  • Serving Size

    1
  • Sodium

    403 mg
  • Sugar

    66 g
  • Trans Fat

    0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    1 g
  • Potassium

    222 mg
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Slow cooker Marsala-poached pears recipe. Red pears with Marsala wine, orange juice, and spices cooked in a slow cooker (crockpot). Very delicious dessert. You may also like Pears in Chocolate Sauce

The Benefits of Cooking with a Slow Cooker and How to Make it Work for You

A slow cooker can be a great kitchen appliance for people who have busy schedules or are just starting to cook. You can use the slow cooker to make a meal and then take it with you on the go, or you can set it in the morning and come home to a hot meal.

The benefits of cooking with a slow cooker are numerous, but they all boil down to time-saving. With this appliance, you will be able to prepare healthy meals without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

To get started using your slow cooker, all you need is some basic ingredients and an idea of what you want your dish to look like.

3 Delicious Ways to Make Slow Cooker Marsala-Poached Pears

This section will discuss 7 delicious ways to make slow cooker marsala-poached pears. The first way is to make a quick and easy dessert for your guests. This dessert can be made in less than 30 minutes and it is also very easy to prepare. It is a combination of three ingredients: pears, marsala wine, and sugar.

The second way is to make the recipe for the pears without using the slow cooker. It has all the same ingredients as the first method but it uses a saucepan instead of a slow cooker. The third way is using red wine instead of marsala wine to make this dish even more delicious.

3 Delicious Ways to Make Slow Cooker Marsala-Poached Pears

1. Make a quick and easy dessert for your guests. This dessert can be made in less than 30 minutes and it is also very easy to prepare. It is a combination of three ingredients: pears, marsala wine, and sugar

2. Make the recipe for the pears without using the slow cooker. It has all the same ingredients as the first recipe, but it requires a pot and stovetop.

3. Place a saucer in the middle of the slow cooker and place 5-6 pears around it on the bottom of the pot. Pour Marsala wine over the top of them until they are completely submerged under the wine. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours or high for 1 hour30 minutes.

Slow Cooker Marsala-Poached Pears Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) orange juice
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sweet Marsala wine
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3-inch (7.5 cm) stick cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 ripe red pears

Method

Step 1

In a 4-quart (4 L) slow cooker, combine orange juice, Marsala wine, brown sugar, cinnamon, and star anise. Stir well.

Step 2

Peel each red pear from the bottom, leaving the stem intact. Stand pears up in the pot. Spoon orange mixture over peeled pears.

Step 3

Cover the cooker and cook on a high-heat setting for 1½-2 hours.

Step 4

Turn off the slow cooker and open the lid. Using a slotted spoon remove cooked pears from the pot and transfer them to dessert plates, reserving cooking liquid in the cooker. Cook the liquid on high heat setting for a further 20 minutes. Discard cinnamon stick and star anise. Pour over the cooked pears. Serve warm or cold.

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