Do Pears And Strawberries Go Together?

Strawberries and pears.

Yes, pears and strawberries can certainly be used together, and are often combined to make a wide variety of smoothies and shakes. In the section below, we will be covering a couple of recipes that you can make using these two delicious and nutritious fruits.

Dishes that You Can Prepare Using Pears and Strawberries:

Smoothie with Pears and Strawberries:

Ingredients:

  • 4 strawberries, big
  • 4 to 5 big grapes
  • ▢½ pear
  • 2 – 3 tbsp. Greek yoghurt

Instructions:

  • In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and serve.

Strawberry Relish with Roasted Pears:

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole-berry cranberry sauce (16 oz.)
  • 2/3 cup frozen whole strawberries, sliced in half (approximately 10 ounces)
  • 12 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger, diced
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 4 ripe, firm pear from the United States
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Instructions:

To serve with relish:

Warm cranberry sauce in a large Pyrex bowl in the microwave for 2 minutes on high speed, or in a saucepan over low heat until warm. Combine the strawberries, pecans, ginger, and orange zest in a mixing bowl. Keep yourself warm.

Pears should be peeled and split in half. Scoop out the seeds and enough flesh to make a big hollow with a spoon. Brush the cut side of the pears with butter and place them on a baking sheet. Brush the pears with butter once more. Place pears under broiler until they begin to brown, then turn them over with a spatula and broil the sliced sides until they begin to brown, about 4 minutes per side. 14 cup strawberry relish should be filled into each pear half.

Nutritional Comparison: Pears vs. Strawberries:

  • Pear has 81 percent more calories than strawberry.
  • Pear has 79 percent more carbohydrates than strawberry.
  • Strawberry has 150 percent more fat than pear.
  • Pears have 55 percent more dietary fiber than strawberries.
  • Strawberry has 76 percent more protein than pear.

Protein

It’s also clear that the pear has less protein than the strawberry.

With 0.67g per 100g of strawberry and 0.38g per 100g of pear, we can see that the difference is roughly 76 percent.

Carbohydrates

Pears have more carbs than strawberries.

Strawberry has 7.7 grams per 100 grams of carbohydrates, while pear has 13.81 grams per 100 grams, so let me do the arithmetic for you again – the difference is nearly 79 percent.

Fats

Pears have fewer fats than strawberries.

Strawberry has 0.3g of fat per 100g, while pear has 0.12g per 100g, according to the statistics above. The difference in this example is almost 150 percent.

Strawberry vs. Pear in Terms of Vitamins

  • Pear has 14 percent more vitamin B2 (riboflavin) than strawberry.
  • Strawberry has 146 percent more vitamin B3 (niacin) than pear.
  • Strawberry has 160 percent more vitamin B5 than pear.
  • Strawberry has 68 percent more vitamin B6 than pear.
  • Strawberry has 243 percent more vitamin B9 (folic acid) than pear.
  • Strawberry has 1300 times the amount of vitamin C as a pear.
  • Strawberry has 142 percent more vitamin E than pear.
  • Pears have 105 percent more vitamin K than strawberries.
  • Pear has 71 percent more beta carotene than strawberry.
  • Strawberry vs. pear in terms of minerals
  • Strawberry has 78 percent more calcium than pear.
  • Strawberry has 141 percent more iron than pear.
  • Strawberry has 86 percent more magnesium than pear.
  • Strawberry has 29% more potassium than pear.
  • Strawberry has 0% more sodium than pear.

Final Word:

To sum up, we hope that this blog will help you in using pears and strawberries in different recipes, as well as in learning about the nutritional values of the two fruits.

See more: How To Clean And Wash Strawberries | How To Store Strawberries? | Where Do Strawberries Grow? | Do Grapes and Strawberries Go Together? | Do Kiwis and Strawberries Go Together?

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