Easy poached pears


4 conference pears, peeled, halved and cored
750ml pressed apple juice
1 cinnamon stick
4 tbsp fat free greek yogurt
20g Waitrose LOVE Life pistachios, chopped


1. Put the pears in a saucepan with the apple juice and cinnamon stick. Bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer and poach for 15 minutes.

2. Remove the pears from the cooking liquor, then turn up the heat and boil for 8-10 minutes until thick and syrupy. Mix 2 tbsp of the reduced liquor with the greek yogurt, then serve with the pears. Sprinkle with the chopped pistachios and spoon over a little more cooking liquor, if liked.

Easy poached pears
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 347.272kJ
Fat 2.4g
Saturated Fat 0.3g
Carbohydrate 11.2g
Sugars 10.9g
Salt trace

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This recipe was first published in Sat Oct 01 15:02:35 BST 2011.