Bacon-Roasted Pears

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Bacon-Roasted PearsRecipe
Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl


Sweet, savory, and salty: what more could you ask for? Fresh pears find new life when topped with center-cut bacon and a little balsamic glaze. 

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pear half)


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1 ounce goat cheese
2 tablespoons plain nonfat Greek yogurt
4 ripe cored Bartlett pear halves
4 slices center-cut bacon
4 teaspoons balsamic glaze


Combine goat cheese and yogurt. Spread evenly into pear halves. Wrap each pear half with 1 slice bacon, and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Place baking sheet in cold oven; bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Turn broiler to high; broil 1 minute. Drizzle 1 teaspoon balsamic glaze over each pear.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 106
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 165 mg