Poached Pears by MyNutriCounter

Golden Pears with Spiced Maple Granita

Golden Pears with Spiced Maple Granita

The power of pears is boundless, we’ll spell it out for you.

P for Potassium which lowers blood pressure and takes pressure off the cardiovascular system.
E for Eyes, the lutein and zeaxanthin help in the reduction of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
A for all the Antioxidants and their anti-carcinogenic activities which are linked to the prevention of some cancers.
R for the Red blood cell count improvement because of the copper and iron content.
S is for the synthesizing of new tissue in various organs and helps to keep the metabolism working efficiently.

Poached Pears by MyNutriCounter

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Summary
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Recipe Name
Golden Pears with Spiced Maple Granita
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  • Serves

    3 pears

  • Prep

    8 hrs

  • Cook

    1 hr

  • Total Time

    9 hrs

  • Dietary

    DF, GF, VEG, V

  • PER SERVING

  • Calories

    206.74kcal

  • Protein

    1.36g

  • Carbohydrates

    53.18g

  • Fats

    0.59g

  • Saturated Fats

    0.18g

  • Monounsaturated Fats

    0.16g

  • Polyunsaturated Fats

    0.21g

  • Water

    485.32ml

  • Cholesterol

    0mg

  • Sodium

    21.90mg

  • Potassium

    428.25mg

  • Fibre

    7.03g

  • Sugar

    36.28g

  • Vitamin A

    2.11mcg

  • Vitamin C

    0mg

  • Vitamin D

    0mcg

  • Calcium

    66.95mg

  • Iron

    4.74mg

  • Vitamin B6

    0.05mg

  • Vitamin B12

    0mcg

  • Vitamin E

    0.54mg

  • Vitamin K

    9.30mcg

  • Magnesium

    37.15mg

  • Phosphorus

    44.91mg

  • Zinc

    1.98mg

  • Copper

    0.26mg

  • Manganese

    3.04mg

  • Selenium

    0.63mcg

  • Thiamine

    0.02mg

  • Riboflavin

    0.05mg

  • Niacin

    0.40mg

  • Pantothenic Acid

    0mg

  • Choline

    12.73mg

  • Folate

    15.50mcg

Ingredients:

  • 3 pears, peeled
  • 20g/0.75oz fresh turmeric, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 0.5 tsp/1g green cardamom pods
  • 0.5 tsp/1g cinnamon sticks
  • 0.5 tsp/1g cloves
  • 10g/0.3oz lemongrass stalks
  • 75ml/2.5fl oz maple syrup
  • 1 litre/quart water

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small stock pot. Simmer for about an hour.
  2. Turn off the heat and leave to cool for about an hour.
  3. Strain the poaching liquid into a covered container and freeze overnight.
  4. Refrigerate the pears until ready to serve.
  5. Serve poached pears with granita.

Notes:

-       Pears must be fully submerged in liquid. Add more water if needed.

-       If adding more liquid, reduce poaching liquid further until about a cup is left in the pot.

Dairy-free, Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

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