Sautéed Bosc Pears with Toasted Walnuts

Total Time
35 Mins
Serves
6
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

This simple hot-and-cold fruit dessert seasons sweet pears and crunchy walnuts with cinnamon and spices. Serve this Chef Jamie Lauren recipe with her Cardamom Ice Cream or low-fat frozen yogurt for a lighter alternative.

Total Time

Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
20 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
258 cal
Total Fat
10 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
5 g
Cholesterol
11 mg
Sodium
48 mg
Carbohydrates
39 g
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Protein
5 g

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 6 Bosc pears, peeled, cored and quartered
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt or frozen yogurt (or serve with Chef Jamie’s Cardamom Ice Cream)
  • 1/2 cup chopped, toasted California walnuts

Preparation

  1. To prepare pears, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in spices and cook for 30 seconds or until aromatic.
  2. Add pears and cook for 15 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in lemon juice. Serve with nonfat vanilla yogurt or frozen yogurt and top with walnuts.