Greek Yogurt with Fresh Pears and Toasted Walnuts

Mark Boughton
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

You can also serve this simple-yet-sublime concoction for dessert.


1cup water
1cup sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
4 peppercorns
2 pears, peeled, cored and diced
2cups Greek yogurt
1/2cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped


  1. Combine water, sugar, spices and pears in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until pears are tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Place ½ cup of yogurt into each of 4 serving bowls. Top with pears and a little cooking liquid. Top with walnuts.

Recipe by Michael Psilakis.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 38
  • Calories 500
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Potassium 180mg
  • Carbohydrate 71g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 63g
  • Protein 10g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 4%
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