Pears with pistachio and pine nuts


Prep time45 minutes
Meal categorySweets
Recipe sourceNuts for Life


The nuts add a deliciously salty contrast to the sweetness of the pears and syrup.


3⁄4Cuprolled oats
4 Medium green or brown pears (Unpeeled)
1⁄4CupPistachios and pine nuts mixed
2Tablespoon (Metric)Raisins
1⁄4Teaspoon (Metric)Mixed Spice
1Tablespoon (Metric)Maple syrup
4Tablespoon (Metric)low fat Greek style yoghurt


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Halve each pear and remove the core. Place on a baking tray lined with non stick baking paper and spray with oil spray. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the pistachios, raisins and mixed spice. Add the maple syrup and toss to coat.
  3. Remove the pears from the oven and spoon the nut mixture into the cavities. Return to the oven and continue to cook for 10-15 minutes until softened.
  4. Serve warm or cooled with 1 tablespoon of Greek yoghurt. Liqueur or dessert wine optional.

This recipe has 10g of nuts per serve.

Nutrition Information (per serve)

Each serve of this recipe provides:

  • 1 serve of fruit
  • 0.75 serves of grains


  • Energy: 792kJ (190kcal)
  • Protein: 4g
  • Total fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g (13% of total fat)
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Sugars: 27g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sodium: 24mg


Recipe reproduced with permission from Nuts for Life


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