Green tea with Jasmine poached pears

Green tea with Jasmine poached pears

Deliciously fragrant poached pears, with a hint of jasmine, a kick of warming ginger spice and the antioxidant goodness of green tea. A refreshing addition to your breakfast muesli, porridge or dessert. This simple recipe contains no refined sugars - all the sweetness you need is provided by the fruit and a little honey.


  • Healtheries Green Tea with Jasmine 5 tea bags
  • 3 cups (750ml boiling water)
  • 2cm piece of fresh Ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 3 firm pears, large. Peeled, halved and cored with stems left attached


  1. Pour the boiling water into a large, wide- bottomed saucepan, add the tea bags and steep for 3- 5 minutes before removing. Add honey and ginger and bring to the boil on stove top, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Place the pear halves in the green tea liquid (cut side down). Cover and simmer gently, occasionally spooning liquid over the fruit. Simmer for 15- 20 minutes or until just tender.
  3. Let the pears cool in the liquid, then serve warm or at room temperature with the fragrant poaching liquid spooned over top.

Serving Suggestion

Great served with breakfast muesli, porridge, or as a dessert with a little ice cream, custard or yoghurt. You could even use the drained fruit as a crumble base- just sprinkle over a crumble topping, bake until golden and serve with hot poaching liquid.

Nutritional Information

Average Quantity per Serve

Energy 516kJ (123Cal)
Protein 0.7g
Fat, Total 0.2g
- Saturated 0.0g
Carbohydrate 27.6g
- Sugars 27.5g
Dietary Fibre3.7g
Sodium 5mg


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