Poached pears in cinnamon and vanilla

Deliciously sweet, without the guilt.
 
poached pears

Recipe from: 02 January 2013
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 7
    ripe pears - peeled and cored
  • 625
    ml
    water
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 1
    vanilla pod - split lengthways
  • 10
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 4
    peppercorns
  • 50
    g
    walnuts
  • 15
    ml
    xylitol
  • 1
    tub fat free plain yoghurt
  • - for serving
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Purée 2 pears and place in a saucepan with remaining peeled pears, water, cinnamon, vanilla, mixed spice and peppercorns. Cover and simmer until cooked through.

Heat a non-stick pan and toast walnuts and Xylitol until caramelised. Cool slightly and roughly chop.

Serve pears scattered with nuts, with a dollop of fat-free plain yoghurt.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.
 
 

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