Baked Pears

Baked Pears

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 35 min

Standing 2 h

90 calories per serving 


4 pears   600 g
1 tbsp lemonjuice, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon
1 tbsp maple syrup   15 mL
  aluminum foil    


  1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC/375ºF.
  2. Peel the pears, cut them in half lengthwise and remove the cores with a melon baller. Place the halves in a 9x9 inch baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice and syrup then pour over the pears. Set the dish on the stovetop over medium heat until the juices are brought to a boil.
  4. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil, then put the dish in the centre of the oven. Bake for about 15 min, then baste with the cooking juice, and cook an additional 20 min, or until the pears are tender.
  5. Take the dish out of the oven and transfer the pears to a bowl. Put the dish on the stovetop over medium heat and cook about 5 min or until the liquid is reduced to about 1/2 a cup.
  6. . Chill the pears with their juice for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator. Serve the pears and distribute the juice on top.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (150g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




0.2 g

0 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %


0 mg


2 mg

0 %


25 g

8 %


4 g

17 %


17 g


1 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

15 %


2 %


2 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¾ serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Trans Fat
Source of :
Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fruits | Desserts | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Fibre | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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