Brown Rice Porridge with Poached Pears

Brown Rice Porridge with Poached Pears and Walnuts Recipe

Serves 4 – GF | DF | RSF


  • 2 ½ cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 600ml rice milk
  • 160ml water
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 160g diced pear
  • 40g chopped walnuts

Poached Pears

  • 1 pear cored and halved
  • 40g honey
  • 50ml white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • ½ star anise
  • 150ml water


  1. Cook brown rice according to instructions stipulated on packet. Set aside and allow to cool.
  2. Slice open and seed vanilla pod. Place pre-cooked rice, cinnamon, vanilla seeds and rice milk in a large pot and bring to boil.
  3. Add diced pear to pot and turn down heat to simmer for 5 minutes. Once pear is tender, remove from heat.
  4. Place all ingredients for the poached pear in a pot and bring to the boil.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes or until pears are softened. Remove the pears from liquid and finely slice.
  6. Arrange porridge in a small bowl and top with sliced pears and chopped walnuts

Recipe provided by the amazing team at Eat Fit Food.