Roasted Pears with Strawberry Relish make for a delicious, fruit-based dessert loaded with natural sweetness. California strawberries shine in the slightly spicy cranberry-ginger relish that is the perfect topping for warm, buttery roasted pears.


Roasted Pears with Strawberry Relish

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 209kcal

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Strawberry Relish

  • 1 (16-ounce) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp crystallized ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest

Roasted Pears

  • 4 ripe pears
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter


Strawberry Relish

  • In microwave, heat cranberry sauce in large bowl for 2 minutes, or heat in saucepan over low heat until warm.
  • Stir in strawberries, pecans, ginger and orange zest. Keep warm.

Roasted Pears

  • Peel pears; cut in half.
  • With spoon, scoop out seeds and enough flesh to make a large cavity. Place pears on baking sheet, cut side up, and brush with butter. Turn pears over and brush with butter again.
  • Place under broiler until pears start to brown; turn pears over with spatula and broil cut sides until they start to brown, about 4 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from oven and fill cavity of each pear half with ¼ cup Strawberry Relish.


Serving: 0.5  pear | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 3mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin C: 9mg