4 pear-based
meal ideas

that take less than 30 minutes
to prepare

USA Pears offers 4 meal ideas that take less than 30 minutes to prepare. From breakfast to dinner, pears will enhance your meals! Let yourself be charmed by these quick and tasty meal ideas!


Breakfast Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This is a hearty, perfect breakfast sandwich for families on the go. Wrap the sandwich in foil and send it on the school bus! It even works great as a quick suppertime meal with a warm bowl of soup. Cook the bacon in the microwave to save time and clean-up.

Yield: Makes 2 sandwiches

Breakfast Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of Selection Cheddar cheese
  • 1 firm but ripe Bartlett, Anjou, or Bosc USA Pear, peeled, halved lengthwise, cored and cut into 4 thick slices
  • 4 slices cooked bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Smoky Paprika Sheet-Pan Chicken with Pears, Potatoes, And Carrots

Sheet-pan suppers are a weeknight game changer for busy families. Not only is dinner cooked and served from one pan making cleanup a breeze, this technique allows for minimal effort in the preparation. It’s also the perfect opportunity to combine pears with those loose vegetables sitting in your fridge. As they roast, the chicken skin becomes crisp, and the pears release fragrant juices that mix with the spices and olive oil to create a delicious sauce right in the pan.

Yield: Serves 4 to 6

Smoky Paprika Sheet-Pan Chicken with Pears, Potatoes, And Carrots
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper
  • 5 to 6 ripe or slightly underripe USA Bosc, Concorde, Forelle, or Seckel Pears
  • 1 pound small potatoes in a variety of colors, halved
  • 3 carrots, peeled, halved, and cut
  • 2 tablespoons Selection extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, patted dry with paper towe
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream, for serving

Pear pizza with Brie cheese and rosemary

Here is a meal idea that perfectly combines the sweetness of pear to the saltness of cheese. This pizza will be loved by all the members of your family !

Cooking time: 60 minutes • Difficulty: Low • Yield: 4 servings

Pear pizza with Brie cheese and rosemary
  • 1 pizza dough
  • 4 tomatoes, cut in four pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Anjou pears, thinly sliced
  • ½ piece Selection Brie cheese, sliced
  • 2 rosemary branches, the leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Turkey Burger & Pear Sliders

These mini burgers are perfect to impress your family and friends. Jumps on Super C deals and freeze your ground turkey when you see it in the flyer!

Yield: Makes 6 servings

Turkey Burger & Pear Sliders

For Turkey Burgers

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • ½ cup Selection Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper


  • 12 small slider buns
  • 1-2 Bartlett or Anjou pears sliced
  • ¾ cup Selection goat cheese
  • Arugula lettuce

USA Pears are so versatile!

You have probably realized that pears are easy to integrate in your daily meals. There are many varieties with various flavors that mix perfectly with other ingredients! Very tasty and inexpensive, USA pears offer you an array of nutrients. Keep an eye on the weekly flyer to enjoy discount and deals!