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Maple pears with pecans & cranberries

Maple pears with pecans & cranberries

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make a dessert fit for a dinner party in ten minutes

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal208
fat9g
saturates1g
carbs32g
sugars9g
fibre4g
protein2g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 4 ripe pears
  • handful dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup , plus extra to serve
  • 50g/2oz pecan nuts, broken roughly
  • Greek yogurt , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Peel and halve the pears and scoop out the core with a teaspoon. Lay the halves in a shallow microwaveable dish, cut side down, along with the cranberries. Pour 2 tbsp of the maple syrup over and cover with cling film. Microwave on High for 3 mins until softened, stirring halfway through. Uncover and leave to cool for a few mins. Stir the pecan nuts through the syrup.

  • STEP 2

    Spoon into serving dishes, drizzle extra maple syrup, if you like, and serve with yogurt.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKING IT FULL OF FIBRE OR FOR BREAKFAST

Add whole stoned prunes and dried apricots along with the dried cranberries. To make it for breakfast, cool the pears in the fridge overnight, then serve with muesli or crunchy oat cereal and spoonfuls of yogurt.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2005

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