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A Weekday Menu Recipe



Compota de Peras     Veg   HT  CD  DP  Spanish  20mins plus cooling



Serves 4-6    Hot   Cold   Vegetarian  Vegan   Fruit  Spices  Dessert   Pudding       Gluten Wheat Dairy Free    Eggless   Spain  Europe




1kg/2lb Firm Pears

225g/8oz  Sugar

480ml/16fl.oz. Water

1 x 7.5cm/3 inch Cinnamon Stick 

The grated zest of a Lemon





1. Peel and core the pears and place in saucepan with the remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat to medium and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the pears are very soft but still hold their shape. 


2.  Remove from the heat, cover and allow to cool a little.


3. Serve warm or at room temperature with some of the cooking syrup.





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