- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 cup apple juice
- 5 cardamom pods
- 3 whole cloves
- 2 sticks cinnamon
- 1 star anise
- 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
- 3 pears, halved and cored
- 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt, divided
- 2 Tbsp chopped pistachios
In a large pot over medium heat, add water, juice, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise, and vanilla bean. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, add pears and simmer until tender, about 12 minutes. Remove pears from liquid and remove and discard spices. Let liquid reduce, about 5 minutes.
Divide yogurt evenly between 4 serving bowls. Divide pears evenly and drizzle some of reduced liquid atop pears. Garnish with pistachios.
Serving size: 1/4th recipe; 155 calories; 2g total fat (0g saturated); 27mg sodium; 30g carbohydrate; 4g dietary fiber; 21g sugars (0g added sugar); 7g protein.