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Poached Pears

Serves 4 Costs 4.00 per recipe Costs 1.00 per serving Takes 20 mins to cook Takes  10 mins to prepare Vegetarian 1 5 a day portions


4 Firm and peeled pears, peeled, cored and quartered

400ml Red Grape Juice

1 tsp ground cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick 


Make sure the pears are peeled, cored and quatered

Put the juice and cinnamon in a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil for 2 minutes.

Turn down the heat, add pears and simmer for 20 minutes.

Turn pears several times during cooking to make sure they get well covered with juice.

Remove pears from the pan with a slotted spoon and place in dish.

Boil the juice for a couple of minutes to reduce slightly and then pour over the pears.


*TIP: Serve the pears with low fat yoghurt or fromage frais NOT cream or ice cream which are higher fat options

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