Apricot Pear Parfaits Recipe

This apricot pear parfaits recipe is such a delightful dessert! It’s such a refreshing dessert to enjoy on a hot summer day.

How To Make Apricot Pear Parfaits

  • 6 pears (ripe, firm, peeled and coarsely chopped)
  • 5 oz. apricots (dried )
  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger (peeled and grated)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 8 oz. nonfat vanilla yogurt
  1. Place 4 of the pears with the remaining ingredients (except the lemon juice and yogurt) in a saucepan.

  2. Simmer for about 20 minutes until pears are tender.

  3. Toss remaining 2 pears in lemon juice and reserve.

  4. Remove cinnamon stick from pear-apricot mixture and process in a food processor briefly. Let cool.

  5. Place 1/4 cup into the fruit mixture into parfait glasses, followed by 1/4 cup yogurt and another 1/4 cup fruit mixture.

  6. Top with reserved pears and serve.

How To Make Apricot Pear Parfaits

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Preparation: 10 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6 pears ripe, firm, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 5 oz. apricots dried
  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 8 oz. nonfat vanilla yogurt

Instructions

  1. Place 4 of the pears with the remaining ingredients (except the lemon juice and yogurt) in a saucepan.

  2. Simmer for about 20 minutes until pears are tender.

  3. Toss remaining 2 pears in lemon juice and reserve.

  4. Remove cinnamon stick from pear-apricot mixture and process in a food processor briefly. Let cool.

  5. Place 1/4 cup into the fruit mixture into parfait glasses, followed by 1/4 cup yogurt and another 1/4 cup fruit mixture.

  6. Top with reserved pears and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 92mg
  • Calories: 233kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 59g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 571mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 28mg
  • Sugar: 46g
  • Vitamin A: 896IU
  • Vitamin C: 12mg
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