Grilled Pears with Raspberry Sauce

Enjoy a “pear-fectly” delicious fruit dessert cooked on the grill!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
firm large ripe pears
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
package (10 ounces) frozen raspberries in light syrup, thawed and undrained
1
teaspoon lemon juice
3
tablespoons hot fudge sauce, heated, if desired
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Peel pears; cut lengthwise in half and remove cores. Brush lightly with oil. Cover and grill pears, cut sides up, 4 to 6 inches from medium heat about 10 minutes, turning after 5 minutes, until tender.
  • 2 While pears are grilling, place raspberries with syrup and lemon juice in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on medium speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides, or process about 30 seconds, until smooth. Strain to remove seeds if desired.
  • 3 Serve hot pears with raspberry sauce. Drizzle with fudge sauce.

Expert Tips

Double the recipe! Plan on serving extra pears with a spoonful of yogurt for a breakfast bonus.

Place raspberry sauce and hot fudge sauce in squeeze bottles, and squeeze on plates in zigzag pattern. Pass extra sauce for guests to help themselves.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
105
(
Calories from Fat
20 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 g
2 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
25 g
25 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.