Orange & Cinnamon Poached Pears

Orange & Cinnamon Poached Pears

This makes a very easy dessert when you have guests around or just have an overstock of pears.

CAL P/SERVE
188
kJ P/SERVE
788
FAT P/SERVE
0.2g
CARBS P/SERVE
39.3g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
1.4g
SUGAR P/SERVE
39.2g
SODIUM P/SERVE
13g
FAT
%
0%
ENERGY RDI%
9%

We have made this recipe for 2 however you have serve half pear per person instead for a smaller dessert if you like. Once cooked the pears can be stored in there juices in the refrigerator for four days which is a great dessert to make ahead of time. If you are not fond of sweet desserts leave out the sugar.

This recipe is low fat and low sodium.

Ingredients

  • 2 pears
  • 1 tbsp. caster sugar
  • 2 oranges, juiced and zested
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cup boiling water
  • Greek yoghurt to serve

Method

  1. Boil water in kettle and place 2 cups into a small saucepan, simmer.
  2. Add the cinnamon, sugar, fresh orange juice and rind of orange and lemon.
  3. Peel your pears, leaving stem and core and place in pot laying down on the side, lid on and simmer for 20 mins, turning over half way.
  4. Use a skewer to peirce pear, make sure cooked and take out.
  5. Serve with greek yoghurt and a drizzle of the syrup from the pot.
  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 788 kJ 163 kJ
  188 Cal 39 Cal
Protein 1.4 g 0.3 g
Fat, total 0.2 g 0.0 g
- Saturated 0.0 g 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 39.3 g 8.1 g
- Sugars 39.2 g 8.1 g
Sodium 13 mg 3 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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