Roasted Pear Sauce


Pear dessert recipes like this Roasted Pear Sauce recipe are a scrumptious way to celebrate fall. Sage, honey, and walnuts amplify the seasonality.

Roasted Pear Sauce
Prep Time:
20 mins
Roast Time:
20 mins
Cool Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
3 cups


  • 3 large ripe pears, cored and cut in 1-inch pieces (about 1-1/2 pounds total)

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 ½ teaspoon snipped fresh sage

  • Toasted walnuts

  • Pear Slices (optional)

  • Fresh sage leaves (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place pear pieces in shallow roasting pan. Toss with melted butter. Roast, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until pears are tender, stirring once or twice. Cool 5 minutes.

  2. Transfer pears to a large bowl; add honey and lemon juice. Use immersion blender to blend pear mixture until almost smooth. Stir in snipped fresh sage.

  3. Serve warm pear sauce topped with walnuts, pear slices, and fresh sage leaves. Makes 12 (1/4 cup) servings sauce.


Store leftover sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days or in the freezer up to 3 months. To serve, thaw in the refrigerator, if frozen. Transfer to a small saucepan and heat through over medium heat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
6g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 125mg 3%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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