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Pear PB&J Bouquet

Pear PB&J Bouquet

14 Ratings
14 Ratings
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Makes: 8 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Beautiful, nutritious, and delicious, this open faced sandwich is worth the extra effort. 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pear
  • 8 teaspoons peanut butter
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons strawberry preserves (4 teaspoons)
  • 8 slices whole grain wheat bread

Directions

1. Use a flower-shaped cookie cutter to cut each slide of bread. If bread sticks to cutter, gently push the petals out with your fingers.

2. Wash the pear and dry it with a paper towel. Cut the pear in half, and remove the core. Cut each pear half into four slices, then cut each slice into five pieces. You will only use the center three pieces of each slice, so go ahead and eat the end pieces.

3. Spread 1 teaspoon of peanut butter in a circle in the center of each of the flowers. Place 3 pieces of pear on the peanut butter on each flower. Arrange the pears so the skin is facing out and the white centers are touching in the middle.

4. Drizzle 1/2 teaspoon of strawberry preserves in the center of each flower and over the pears.

Notes

Other materials needed:

  • paring knife
  • deep cookie cutter, flower-shaped
  • measuring spoons
  • squeeze bottle (optional)

Learn more about:

Source:

USA Pears. Pear Bureau Northwest.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 pear flower, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 122
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 148 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 50 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 136 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 122
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 50 mg
Potassium 136 mg
Sodium 148 mg
Copper 175 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 42 mg
Phosphorus 79 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 62 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 38 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 12 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces

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