Easy poached pears

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Serves: 4


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.