Warm fruit salad with a slice of toasted fruit bread (www.nhs.uk/Change4Life)

Warm fruit salad with a slice of toasted fruit bread (www.nhs.uk/Change4Life)

imagesServes: 4 adults

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 min

 Nutritional information per portion:

  • 262kcal energy
  • 9g protein
  • 55.5g carbohydrate of which 48g sugars
  • 1g fat of which 0.1g saturates
  • 7.5g fibre
  • 0.4g salt

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe pears peeled, halved and cored
  • 30g sultanas
  • 200ml unsweetened apple juice
  • ½ tsp ground mixed spice (optional)
  • 2 oranges
  • 4 slices sliced fruit bread
  • 4 tbsp low fat Greek-style natural yoghurt

Method:

  1. Put the pears and sultanas or raisins into a saucepan with the unsweetened apple juice and mixed spice
  2. Heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes, or until the pears are tender.
  3. While the pears are cooking, peel the oranges and cut into segments. 
  4. When the pears are ready, remove from the heat and add the orange segments.
  5. Toast the slices of fruit bread. 
  6. Share the pear mixture between 4 bowls and top each portion with 1 tbsp 0% fat Greek yoghurt. Serve with the toasted fruit bread.

Suggestion:

Choose pears that are not too ripe or too hard.
Use regular low fat yoghurt instead of the 0% fat Greek variety.
Replace pears with 8 plums.