Duck with pear recipe – Carlos Arguiñano



Duck with pear recipe

Carlos Arguiñano prepares in his TV program 55000 Recipes the regional recipe Duck with pears, typical for Girona, we prepare it and enjoy it!

Ingredients (6 people):

  • 1 duck, sliced ​​(1600 g pure)
  • 4 pears
  • ½ liter of poultry or vegetable broth
  • 1 onion
  • 1 through
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 200 ml of aged wine
  • ½ a teaspoon of thyme
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Sol
  • Pepper
  • parsley
  • For a bite:
  • 50 g toasted almonds
  • 50 g toasted pine nuts
  • 1 slice of toasted bread
  • 1 clove garlic

Preparation of duck with pear recipe:

Salt and pepper duck and fry it in a pan by spraying oil. Switch duck to a large skillet, pour the wine and cook until reduced.

Peel onions, leeks and carrots. Chop vegetables and put them to suffocate in another frying pan. Season. Peel and slice the tomatoes and add them. Cook vegetables for 10 minutes. Add the cinnamon, thyme and 3 peeled garlic cloves. Mix and transfer everything to a duck. Pour the broth, put the lid on and cook for 1 hour.

Remove the duck to the source. Peel and chop the other garlic clove and place it in the mortar, add almonds, pine nuts and a slice of toasted bread. Yeast well and add it to lunch box. Prepare everything for 6-8 minutes.

Meanwhile, peel the pears,, cut them into 4 by removing the seeds and put them to cook in a saucepan with water and a pinch of salt for 10-12 minutes. Remove to a plate and set aside.

It finally passes porridge sauce and put it back in the pan. Add the duck and pears. Prepare everything together for 3-4 minutes, sprinkle with a little chopped parsley and serve.


If you want your stew to be less fat, you can remove the skin from the duck before cooking.

Nutritional information on the recipe:

The low presence of energy foods, flour and bread, makes the percentages of other food groups higher. The percentage of them energetic food represents 3.1% of the plate.

Thus the percentage of vegetable group exceeds 25% of the recommended dish (38.2%), although the portion for each dinner is recommended: 200 g.

Too much amount of duck for 4 people over 25% of the recommended dish: 58.5%.

To compensate for the plate, we will accompany today’s meal with a piece of bread.

We will also avoid meat, fish or eggs at dinner to compensate for the excess duck in the diet.

From dessert fruit and yogurt.

Tips from Dr. Teleria:

People with high blood pressure will choose fresh cheese without salt.

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David from 55000 Recipes