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Sautéed Pears with Vanilla Yogurt and Honey Peanuts

Sautéed Pears with Vanilla Yogurt and Honey PeanutsRecipe courtesy of USA Pears.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon unsalted butter
4 large USA Pears, such as Bosc, Concorde or Anjou, peeled, cored and sliced
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Pinch of fine salt
1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup low-fat vanilla or plain yogurt
1/4 cup coarsely chopped honey roasted peanuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt the butter in a large heavy-bottomed sauté pan over medium high heat. Add pears and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and lemon juice. Season with a pinch of fine salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Keep warm.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, honey, and yogurt; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  4. To serve, place the pears in a shallow bowl. Top with yogurt mixture. Sprinkle over peanuts. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 396; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Total Carbs: 61g; Fiber: 9g; Protein: 8g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of USA Pears.