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Ginger, Lemon and Vanilla Poached Pears

Ginger, Lemon and Vanilla Poached Pears
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Ginger, Lemon and Vanilla Poached Pears

Serves: 6

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 30 to 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

6 pears, peeled
3 cups of water
1 cup sugar
1 vanilla pod
3cm piece of ginger, sliced thinly
2 lemons, sliced

 

Method 

Peel pears leaving stalk intact

Heat water and sugar until sugar is dissolved then add vanilla pod, fresh ginger and lemon

Add peeled whole pears to simmering water for about 30 minutes

Remove from water once cooked and place on serving platter

Drizzle pears with poaching syrup and serve with a dollop of Greek yoghurt