From dreamy butternut squash pear soup to pear ginger donuts, these recipes will have you falling head over heels for fall’s other fruit…
Apples usually get all the glory, but these 31 recipes will turn you on to fall’s sweeter, oft-forgotten fruit: pears! Chock-full of fiber and Vitamin C, this fruit does wonders for your immune system and digestive tract.
So whether or not you prefer crispy Concordes or soft Red Anjous, fill up on your pear intake this season. Indulge in this antioxidant-rich fruit by whipping up these delicious crisps, soups, breakfast sausages, and glazed chicken, to name a few! There’s even a pear sorbet recipe if you save room for dessert.
Cardamom Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake
This stunning upside down cake is almost too pretty to eat! Almost.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Cardamom Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake
Pear and Cranberry Crisp
No pear recipe list would be complete without a classic crisp.
Recipe: Paleo Grubs| Pear & Cranberry Crisp
Sautéed Apples and Pears with Coconut Butter
Less is more in this simple, yet tantalizing, pear and apple sauté.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Sautéed Apples & Pears with Coconut Butter
Balsamic Pear Chicken
Balsamic vinegar and pear complement each other in this one-pan chicken recipe.
Recipe: Paleo Leap | Balsamic Pear Chicken
Paleo Baked Pears
Who can resist baked pears? Not us, especially when they’re stuffed with vanilla bean paste and coconut yogurt.
Recipe: Running to the Kitchen | Paleo Baked Pears
Almond and Grape Stuffed Pears
This easy recipe works well as both a dessert and a breakfast treat!
Recipe: Paleo Leap | Almond and Grape Stuffed Pears
Paleo Pear and Apple Pie Cups
These decadent pie cups are sure to steal the show at any dinner party.
Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Paleo Pear & Apple Pie Cups
Pear Walnut Slaw
This unique take on coleslaw is both sweet and crunchy, thanks to the addition of walnuts.
Recipe: Olive You Whole | Pear Walnut Slaw
Rustic Pear Galette
This grain-free pear galette is sweetened with maple syrup for extra fall flavor.
Recipe: Our Paleo Life | Rustic Pear Galette
Pear and Cranberry Muffins
Switch up your muffin routine with a batch of these pear and cranberry morsels.
Recipe: Flavour and Savour | Pear and Cranberry Muffins
Apple, Pear, and Cinnamon Loaf
This pear, apple, and cinnamon loaf would be totally detectable with some Paleo cream cheese spread!
Recipe: Paleo Power Couple | Apple, Pear, and Cinnamon Loaf
Chai Poached Pears
Topped with dairy-free whipped cream, these juicy pears poached in a spiced black tea sauce are to die for.
Recipe: Against All Grain | Chai Poached Pears
Pear Almond Clafoutis
This yummy dish is a cross between a custard and flat pancake, so that must mean we can have it for breakfast.
Recipe: Gourmande in the Kitchen | Pear Almond Clafoutis
Pear Ginger Donuts
You won’t find any flavors like this at Dunkin Donuts!
Recipe: Healthy Helper Blog | Pear Ginger Donuts
Pear Walnut Pancakes
Cinnamon-spiced pear walnut is our new favorite flavor of pancake.
Recipe: The Whole Happy | Pear Walnut Pancakes
Pear Pie in a Bowl
Mash a banana some almond butter, add a diced pear and sprinkle with pumpkin spice. Voila – raw pie! Serve it in a glass for a little extra visual appeal.
Recipe: Paleo Porn | Pear Pie in a Bowl
Dreamy Butternut Squash Soup with Pears and Ginger
Who knew that pear and butternut went so well together?
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dreamy Butternut Squash Soup with Pears and Ginger
Pear Bacon Chicken Salad
Thinly sliced pear adds a sweet crunch to this entreé-style salad.
Recipe: Paleo Leap | Pear Bacon Chicken Salad
Pear and Squash Chicken Skillet
This one-pan skillet dish manages to squeeze in all your favorite fall flavors.
Recipe: Real Simple Good | Pear and Squash Chicken Skillet
Ginger Pear Glazed Chicken
This Asian-inspired chicken glaze makes good use of organic, sugar-free pear preserves.
Recipe: All Day I Dream About Food | Ginger Pear Glazed Chicken
Sausage and Cranberry Stuffed Pears
These stuffed pears are ripe with delicious fall flavors.
Recipe: Paleo Leap | Sausage and Cranberry Stuffed Pears
Pear and Rosemary Breakfast Sausage
Move over chicken and apple, there’s a new breakfast sausage in town.
Recipe: Paleo Bailey | Pear and Rosemary Breakfast Sausage
Sweet Potato and Pear Soup
This earthy soup is just what you need to warm up with at the end of the day.
Recipe: Prep Dish | Sweet Potato and Pear Soup
Paleo Almond Pear Cake
Perfect for a Sunday brunch or your morning cup of Joe!
Recipe: Key Ingredient | Paleo Almond Pear Cake
Tasty Pear Smoothie
Pear and banana make the kale and aloe in this smoothie go down like a charm.
Recipe: Ultimate Paleo Guide | Tasty Pear Smoothie
Rosemary Pear Sorbet
Put the ice cream down and dip into this exotic sorbet which is sure to cleanse your palate and your soul.
Recipe: A Squirrel in the Kitchen | Rosemary Pear Sorbet
Blueberry Pear Cobbler
The only thing better than blueberry cobbler is blueberry pear cobbler.
Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Blueberry Pear Cobbler
Turkey and Pear Salad
Take a break from chicken and apple sausage, and try this turkey-pear remix with crunchy pecans and pomegranate seeds.
Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Turkey and Pear Salad
Turnip, Potato, and Pear Soup
If you like potato leek soup, you’ll love this creamy recipe.
Recipe: PaleoLeap | Turnip, Potato, and Pear Soup
Pear and Parsnip Tea Cake
You would never dream that putting parsnips in cake could be this heavenly.
Recipe: Healthy Family Eats | Pear and Parsnip Tea Cake
Scrumptious Sugar-Free Pear Butter
You’ve heard of apple butter, but pear butter? Spiced with cardamom, orange zest and just a touch of vanilla stevia, this slow-simmered recipe is surely the best way to use up a bushel of pears.
Recipe: Alison Smith, PhD | Scrumptious Sugar-Free Pear Butter
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