Poached Pears

Poached Pears

Pears poached in a cinnamon sauce.


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Serves: 2 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Yield: 2 x pears

Low Sodium Recipe High-Fiber Recipe Quick And Easy Recipe


  • 2 firm ripe pears, 5 oz each
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 1 Tbsp water, extra


Peel pears; keeping the stalk intact.

Combine water, maple syrup and cinnamon stick in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Add pears. Cook for approximately 15 minutes or until pears are soft when poked with a sharp knife.

Place pears onto serving dishes. Remove cinnamon stick from sauce and discard.

Bring sauce to boiling; add lemon juice. Turn down heat. Combine corn flour with extra water and stir into sauce until thickened.

Spoon over pears. Serve warm.


Serve with lowfat yogurt or light whipped cream.

Honey can be used instead of golden syrup.

Serving suggestions and garnishes not included in nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 162 cals
Kilojoules 678 kJ
Fat 0.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Carbohydrates 40.0 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Total Sugars 36.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Calcium 41.0 mg
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