Spring is here and not a minute too soon! Pears are a wonderful ingredient in springtime recipes. They’re crisp, juicy and full of healthy nutrition. What’s not to love?

To kick off the season and welcome the warmer days we’ve rounded up our best light and refreshing pear recipes.

Spring Asian-inspired pear salad

Our fun spiralized spring salad features Anjou pears and Asian flavors. Recipe makes enough for 4 sides or 2 lunch portions.  

Source: Chelan Fresh

Pear cucumber gazpacho

Pear Gazpacho

This ultra-fresh cucumber and pear chilled soup is bursting with color and flavor. The raw pear adds crispness and acidity.  

Source: Chelan Fresh

Poached ice tea pears 

Iced Tea Pears

A refreshing and flavorful dessert that is healthy and subtle. Serve with ice cream or yogurt and drizzle with the reduced poaching liquid. 

Source: Chelan Fresh

Pear, fig and feta salad with maple-Dijon dressing 

Pear Fig Salad

Salty feta pairs perfectly with raw pears, figs and baby greens. Toasted pecans take this light salad over the top! 

Source: Chelan Fresh

Green pear smoothie 

Green Pear Smoothie

Start your day with a vibrant green pear smoothie loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Great for breakfast on the go. 

Source: Chelan Fresh

Easter Bunny salad 

Easter Bunny Salad

Make this playful recipe with kids and see how proud they’ll be to share it with the whole family on Easter Sunday! 

Source: Chelan Fresh

Apple pear fennel salad 

Apple Pear Fennel Salad

This delicate and beautiful salad is light, crisp and perfect for company. The fennel/apple/pear combo is balanced and refreshing. 

Source: Chelan Fresh

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