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Spiced Feijoas & Pears

Spiced Feijoas & Pears

Spiced Feijoas & Pears

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 15-20 minutes



4 feijoas, peeled
2 pears, peeled & halved
1 cinnamon stick
1 vanilla pod (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
1 tablespoon honey
Squeeze lime or lemon
1 cup water



Place the pears in a saucepan with a little water, lime/lemon juice, cinnamon stick, vanilla pod and honey

Cover and simmer gently until almost tender (around 10 minutes). Add the feijoas and simmer for another 5 minutes until feijoas are tender

Remove the fruit with a slotted spoon and place in a serving dish

Boil the remaining liquid over a high heat until reduced by two thirds and pour over fruit

Garnish with mint and serve with yoghurt