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Friday, 20 May 2016

Poached Pears With Chocolate Sauce And Pistachios..

Fancy trying out this Poached pears with chocolate sauce and pistachios recipe out?  This recipe has been designed to help with weight loss developed by a nutritionist.

Serves 2

For the poached pears:
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 cinnamon sick
  • 300mls water
  • 2 small pears, peeled

For the chocolate sauce:
  • 40g plain chocolate – 70% cocoa solids
  • 50mls light evaporated milk
  • 15g shelled pistachio nuts, roughly chopped

  1. Place the sugar, cinnamon stick and water in a small pan and gently heat to dissolve the sugar. Add the pears, cover and simmer, over a low heat for 20-30mins or until the pears are soft.
  2.  To make the chocolate sauce, melt the chocolate in a small heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water, once the chocolate has melted stir evaporated milk.
  3. Remove the pears from the sugar solution, slice in half and transfer to a serving dish, drizzle over the chocolate sauce and sprinkle over the pistachio nuts.

Per serving: 250cals, 10g fat, 4g saturated fat, 4g protein, 4.5g fibre, 36g carbohydrate, 36g sugar, 0.1g salt

Gluten Free/Low in saturated fat.

*Recipe and recipe photography by American Pistachios*
*No Payment was received*


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