Pear and Pomegranate Dessert

Pear and Pomegranate Dessert


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An easy but unusual cold fruit dessert excellent for when these fruits are in season. Goes well with cheese too.


Serves: 4 

  • 3 pears - peeled, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 pomegranate, skin and light-colored membrane removed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds (optional)
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Preparation:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Place the sliced pears and pomegranate seeds into a bowl. Toss with lemon juice to coat. Combine the brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a small cup or bowl, then mix into the fruit. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to blend the flavors. Serve in individual dishes, and garnish with a sprinkling of almonds and a sprig of mint.

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