Dressed-Up Pears Recipe

You'll simply love this Dressed-Up Pears dessert recipe. A deadly combination of varieties of fruits will surely tempt you to prepare this recipe again and again.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Interest Group


 Halved strawberries1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Triple sec/Other orange-flavored liqueur1 Tablespoon
 Canned unsweetened pear halves8
 Orange zest1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 418 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.56 g0.86%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.14%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 29.7 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g32.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.2%

Sugars 61.9 g

Protein 1 g2.9%

Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 205.9%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place strawberries in container of on electric blender; process until pureed.
Transfer strawberries to a small bowl, and set aside.
Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl, stirring until blended.
Add cornstarch mixture and Triple Sec to strawberries; stir until well blended.
Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH for 4 to 5 minutes or until sauce thickens and boils.
Chill thoroughly.
Divide sauce among 4 individual dessert plates with slightly raised edges; place two pear halves on top of sauce in each plate.
Garnish with orange zest before serving.