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Spiced Pears and Pomegranate

Updated: Aug 29, 2019

Servings: 4

Total time: 1hr 10 minutes


  • 3 pears - peeled, cored and cut into wedges

  • 1 pomegranate, skin and light-colored membrane removed

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped almonds (optional)

  • 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  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 chopped almonds and a sprig of mint.


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