Sauteed Bosc Pears with Toasted Walnuts

Sauteed Bosc Pears with Toasted Walnuts

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

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 Jamie's Cardamom Ice Cream)
  • 1/2 cup chopped, toasted California walnuts

Directions

  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.