Sauteed Bosc Pears

California Walnut Board
  • Yield: 6 servings


2tablespoons butter
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4teaspoon ground allspice
6-- Bosc pears, peeled, cored and quartered
-- Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 1/2cups nonfat vanilla yogurt or frozen yogurt
1/2cup chopped, toasted California walnuts


  1. 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.
  3. Serve with nonfat vanilla yogurt or frozen yogurt and top with walnuts.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Jamie Lauren of Absinthe Brasserie and Bar, San Francisco.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 258
  • Fat 10g
  • Sodium 48g
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Protein 5g