Pears are wonderful in the summer! Their refreshing juiciness and crisp texture make them an ideal snack on a hot day. Pears can also be used in a variety of recipes that are perfect for the warmer months as well as backyard barbecues and family gatherings.
Here are our favorite pear recipes for summer:
Chilled and refreshing, this savory cold pear and cucumber soup is just the ticket. Make a big batch and impress the crowd at your next barbecue!
Delicious and icy cold, you’ll want more than one of these gorgeous frozen pear Bellinis. Here’s a little secret… they’re easy to make!
This beautiful ricotta and pear sheet tart is perfect for a family gathering or a pot luck. It’s served room temperature and can be made ahead of time.
Enjoy this crisp and refreshing raw salad that marries the sweetness of pears with delectable Asian flavors. Using a spiralizer makes this recipe fun for kids.
Poaching pears in tea + refrigerating them = glorious chilled iced tea pears! This delicate dessert is elegant and healthy as well.
Nothing beats this thirst-quenching raw salad with apples, pears and crunchy fennel. This salad makes a wonderful starter or side dish.
Pack this easy-to-make pear bread in your next picnic basket. It’s sure to be a hit with the kids and the adults alike.