Pear recipes (254)

    Find loads of ways with pears here, from juicy pear tarts to Stilton and pear green salads. We have pear cakes and crumbles, too. And poached pears make an easy, healthy option for dessert.

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    10 reviews

    It's not hard to remember the proportions of this recipe - the weight of flour, butter, sugar and eggs is the same. Then, you can add whatever you like - in this case, pears and chocolate.

    Recipe by: Capucine

    12 reviews

    Chicken cooked in a tagine is always meltingly tender. Adding sweet, caramelised pears at the end makes this dish irresistible.

    Recipe by: ntbella

    7 reviews

    This mincemeat is a bit unorthodox, using loads of pears. Try it during Christmastime, or can it for year-round use.

    Recipe by: TRACYMULDER

    1393 reviews

    This salad has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. It's fruity, sweet, tangy and crunchy. Lettuce is layered with pears, Roquefort, avocado and spring onions, drizzled with a mustard dressing and scattered with caramelised pecans. It's the perfect summer salad to be enjoyed anytime of the year. Serve as a side dish or starter.

    Recipe by: Michelle Krzmarzick

    12 reviews

    Invented this lovely pear and almond tart for a lunch when I had over-bought pears. You can get away with using firm pears for this because they soften up in cooking. Unlike some almond fillings, this is not too heavy or rich.

    Recipe by: ChristineH

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