4 fresh California Bartlett pears, cored, chopped
1/2 cup Zinfandel wine, or red wine
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
fresh basil, for garnish, (optional)
In blender or food processor, puree pears, Zinfandel, sugar and water. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.
Note: You may
omit freezing in ice cream maker and freeze in a loaf pan. Thirty minutes before serving, process in blender or food processor and refreeze until serving.