Pear and Rhubarb Crumble
  • 4 pears peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 cups rhubarb (4 stalks), diced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
    Crumble
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1¼ cups untoasted muesli
  • ½ cup plain flour
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Place pears, rhubarb, sugar and water in a saucepan, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes until softened.
  3. Spoon fruit into an ovenproof dish.
  4. Combine honey and margarine in a small bowl and microwave on HIGH (100%) for 20 seconds.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine muesli and flour. Stir in honey mixture, mixing until the crumble resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  6. Spread over fruit and bake for 20–30 minutes until golden.
  7. Serve hot

Process

Rhubarb & Pear Crumble

Step 1

Cut rhubarb stalks and place peeled and sliced pears in lemon water.

Step 2

Place pears, rhubarb, sugar and water in a saucepan, cover and cook until soft.

Step 3

Spoon fruit into an ovenproof dish.

Step 4

Mix muesli, flour and honey mixture until the crumble resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

Step 5

Spread over fruit and bake for 20–30 minutes until golden.

Alternatives

  • Substitute nashi fruit or apples for pears.

Storage Suggestions

  • Can be kept in refrigerator for up to 7 days. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

Equipment List

  • Chopping board
  • Large knife
  • Saucepan with lid
  • Ovenproof dish
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Medium sized bowl
  • Spoon

 

Acknowledgements

Queensland health acknowledges the development of the Healthy Food Fast cookbook by the Department of Health Western Australia. www.gofor2and5.com.au. Recipes from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia 2011, reproduced with permission.

Nutrition Information


252g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 1111 kJ 440 kJ
Protein 5 g 2 g
Fat, total 3 g 1 g
— Saturated 0.8 g 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 51 g 20 g
— Sugars 22 g 12 g
Fibre 8 g 3 g
Sodium 23 mg 9 mg