Poached Pears with Choc Orange Sauce

Poached Pears with Choc Orange Sauce

If you'd like to impress your family or dinner guests, these pears are delicious and look great with the dark chocolate sauce.

CAL P/SERVE
197
kJ P/SERVE
824
FAT P/SERVE
6.4g
CARBS P/SERVE
30.0g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
1.7g
SUGAR P/SERVE
28.4g
SODIUM P/SERVE
33g
FAT
%
1.7%
ENERGY RDI%
9.4%

Mandarin juice can be substituted for the orange juice if desired to add a different flavour. For added decadence, add a dollop of thick cream or vanilla ice cream (low fat of course).

Ingredients

  • 320g pears (approx 2 pears) peeled, halved
  • 120g orange (approx one orange), juiced
  • 10g orange rind
  • 250g water
  • 10g orange rind, extra for serving
  • 30g dark chocolate
  • 10g olive oil spread

Method

  1. Place pears in small sauce pan, cover with water and orange rind and half the orange juice.
  2. Cook over medium - high heat for approximately 25 minutes or until pears are tender.
  3. Heat small saucepan over low heat, add spread and melt, add chocolate and stir over
  4. low heat until combined and melted. Add the second half of the orange juice and stir well to combine.
  5. Place chocolate sauce on small serving plate and add pears on top, finish with orange rind and drizzle with extra sauce if desired, serve immediately.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:375g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 824 kJ 220 kJ
  197 Cal 53 Cal
Protein 1.7 g 0.5 g
Fat, total 6.4 g 1.7 g
- Saturated 3.0 g 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 30.0 g 8.0 g
- Sugars 28.4 g 7.6 g
Sodium 33 mg 9 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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