U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

  • Pear in Orange Sauce

This tangy dessert is a great way to increase your family’s fruit intake.

Recipe Source: Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
5 minutes 25 minutes 4 servings 1 pear
  • 4 small pears

  • ¾ C 100 percent orange juice

  • 4 tsp sugar

0 g
Total fat
0 g
Saturated fat
0 mg
3 mg
2 g
Total fiber
1 g
18 g
142 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Peel the pears and steam in a double boiler for 15 minutes.

  • 2
    Mix sugar and orange juice, and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.
    Cool for 5 minutes.

  • 3
    Place steamed pears on individual plates. Pour ¼ juice mixture over each, and serve.

Keep the Beat is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.