Nutty orange platter

Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
A deliciously healthy and juicy orange platter, ready in 5 minutes. From Merilees Parker

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal221
  • fat10g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars28g
  • fibre5g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.09g
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  • knob of butter, softened



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 50g shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 6 large orange



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 200g pot thick Greek yogurt or crème fraîche, to serve


  1. Heat the butter in a large frying pan. Add the pistachio nuts and cook for a few mins until toasted, turning and shaking the pan frequently to prevent them from burning. Sprinkle over the sugar and stir until the sugar has completely dissolved. Turn out on to a plate and leave to cool (about 5 mins), then roughly chop.

  2. Using a sharp knife, cut the bottom off each orange, then carefully cut away the skin and pith, following the curve of the fruit. Cut into slices. Arrange on a plate with any juices. Serve with the nuts scattered over and the yogurt or crème fraîche to dollop on top.

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Comments (4)

trinaz's picture

nutty by name, nutty by nature.....strange and wierd gletinous glob that made its way round my kitchen at 300 miles an hour before self combusting, and then spreading marmelade all the way round the inside of my dishwasher...!

evievi's picture

Very good and unusual combination, everyone loved it

evievi's picture

Very good and unusual combination, everyone loved it

creakyhouse's picture

The pistachios were nice on their own, as are juicy oranges of course, but the texture and flavour combo just did not work well together.

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