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Rhubarb, ginger and pistachio pots recipe

Rhubarb, ginger and pistachio pots recipe

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Fresh spring produce is the star of the show as tart rhubarb makes the perfect partner for ginger and pistachio in this simple, seasonal dish. The fresh intensity of the rhubarb cuts through the creaminess of yogurt and mascarpone for an ideal balance of fat and acid. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 389 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 400g pack rhubarb, cut into 2cm chunks
  • 2 balls stem ginger, finely chopped, plus 1 tbsp syrup from the jar
  • 2 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • 150g mascarpone
  • 350g low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 6 cardamom pods, seeds only, crushed
  • 75g shelled pistachios, chopped

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    27g 38%
  • Saturates

    13g 65%
  • Sugars

    25g 27%
  • Salt

    0.3g 4%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.7g Protein 11g Fibre 3.7g


  1. Put the rhubarb, ginger, syrup and brown sugar into a saucepan with 1 tbsp water and cook, covered, over a low heat for 5 mins until soft. Uncover, then cook for. a further 5 mins. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Whisk the mascarpone with the yogurt, vanilla extract, icing sugar and cardamom. Fold in 50g pistachios and 2 tbsp of the cooled rhubarb. Divide half the yogurt mixture between 4 glasses (we used 300ml glasses) or bowls, top with half the rhubarb then repeat, finishing with the remaining pistachios.

See more Rhubarb recipes

Freezing and defrosting guidelines

Freeze rhubarb only. In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 2 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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