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Easy pear recipe "hacks" help you simplify fresh snacking. Any way you slice a pear, you’ve got all the ingredients for a tasty, nutritious treat. Cubed, planked, poached or grilled, pears pack a potent punch of flavor, color and even fiber (6g or 24% of your daily recommendation in one medium pear)!
INGREDIENTS

See collection of ideas below.

DIRECTIONS

Pear and Almond Butter

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe USA Pear
  • 1 tbsp. almond butter or other nut butter

Directions

For an easy, nutritious snack, slice pear and either dip slices in almond butter or spread almond butter on pear.

 

Pear and Prosciutto

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe USA Pear
  • 8 slices prosciutto
  • Your favorite greens. We like Watercress. (optional)

Directions

Slice the pear. Place a small sprig of greens on top of each slice. Wrap with Prosciutto and enjoy.

 

Pear and Greek Yogurt

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Cinnamon or honey (optional)

Directions

Chop pear into bite-sized squares and use to top yogurt. Or slice and dip.

Some Other “Hacks” to Get More Pears in Your Life

  • Mix diced pears into oatmeal or a bowl of cereal
  • Glaze pear slices in butter and maple syrup and serve over whole-grain pancakes or waffles
  • Slide pear pieces onto skewers with other fresh fruits for a fun snack
  • Top grilled pork or chicken with pear puree
  • Slide pear slices into sandwiches, quesadillas, or paninis
  • Sprinkle pear pieces into homemade salsas and chutneys
  • Combine (or replace) apples with pears in a pie filling or sauce
  • Poach pears with vanilla bean and cinnamon for dessert

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