Poached Pears with Gorgonzola White Wine

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Poached Pears with Gorgonzola White Wine
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 47 min.
Ready in
Calories:
288
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories288 kcal(14 %)
Protein8 g(8 %)
Fat17.3 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates26 g(17 %)

Ingredients

for
4
For the pears
300 milliliters White vinegar
250 milliliters white wine
200 grams sugar
40 grams fresh ginger
1 Vanilla bean
1 small Cinnamon stick
3 medium sized Pear
For the garnish
2 tablespoons Pine nuts
1 smaller Frisée
120 grams Gorgonzola
For the dressing
6 tablespoons Pear liquid
2 tablespoons Walnut oil
1 pinch salt
freshly ground pepper
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

For the pears, pour wine vinegar and white wine in a wide saucepan or deep frying pan. Add sugar. Slowly bring to a boil while boiling. Peel ginger and cut into thin slices. Halve vanilla pod lengthwise and scrape out seeds with a sharp knife. Add ginger, vanilla seeds and cinnamon stick to the saucepan. Rinse pears, cut in half, remove core and cut into thin slices. Place pear slices in the saucepan and poach for 2 minutes. Remove pears with a slotted spoon and drain. Boil down pear liquid for 5 minutes. Then leave to cool.

2.

For the garnish, toast pine nuts in a dry skillet and then put on a plate. Rinse frisée, trim and spin dry. Cut Gorgonzola in pieces.

3.

For the dressing, mix 6 tablespoons of pear liquid with walnut oil and season with salt. Arrange pear slices with frisée and gorgonzola on plates. Drizzle with the dressing and serve sprinkled with pine nuts.