Caramelised pear and vanilla-bean oats

Caramelised pear and vanilla-bean oats

Caramelised pear and vanilla-bean oats

Serves: 2
Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 120g raw oats
  • 750ml water
  • pinch salt
  • 125ml (½ cup) fresh cream
  • 30g butter
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) sugar
  • 2 pears, quartered
  • 50g raw pecan nuts
  • 125g Greek yoghurt
  • seeds of 1 vanilla pod
  • 50ml maple syrup

Instructions

1

Cook the oats in the water and salt in a pot over low heat until creamy, 10 – 15 minutes. Add the cream and cook for a further 1 – 2 minutes.

2

In a pot over low-medium heat, melt the butter with the sugar, then add the pears and pecan nuts and cook until caramelised, 5 – 10 minutes.

3

Mix the Greek yoghurt with the vanilla seeds. Serve the warm oats topped with the caramelised pears, pecan nuts, a drizzle of maple syrup and a dollop of the vanilla yoghurt.

Recipe by Sarah Dall 

Photograph by Myburgh du Plessis 

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