Spiced Pears and Pomegranate


An easy fruit dessert made with fall fruit that can be served with a cheese selection.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 servings


  • 3 pears - peeled, cored and cut into wedges

  • 1 pomegranate, skin and light-colored membrane removed

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped almonds (Optional)

  • 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (Optional)


  1. Place the sliced pears and pomegranate seeds into a bowl. Toss with lemon juice to coat. Combine the brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a small cup or bowl, then mix into the fruit. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to blend the flavors. Serve in individual dishes, and garnish with a sprinkling of chopped almonds and a sprig of mint.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

164 Calories
2g Fat
39g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 164
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 329mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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