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Red wine-poached tamarillos

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for red wine-poached tamarillos.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking plus chilling
Red wine-poached tamarillos
Red wine-poached tamarillos



  • 1
    Cut tamarillos almost in half lengthways, leaving stem end intact, set aside.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, wine, vanilla bean and seeds and 250ml water in a saucepan, bring to the simmer over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar (3-5 minutes). Add tamarillos, cover with baking paper, weight with a plate, cook over low heat until tender (5-10 minutes).
  • 3
    Remove tamarillos from syrup, then reduce syrup over high heat to 800ml (10-15 minutes). Cool slightly, then pour over tamarillos and refrigerate until chilled (2 hours). Serve tamarillos with chocolate mousse.