Taste: These sweet pears have an aromatically juicy, creamy white texture, with a tantalizing hint of grittiness that makes them unique. Paired with their thin skins, D’Anjou is one of the most reliably good eating pears.
- Have about 135 calories per medium-sized fruit and 6.3 grams of fiber
- High in vitamin C and contain a ton of antioxidants in their skin
When to Find D’Anjou Pears: This pear is classified as a winter pear, and so comes into season toward the end of the fall.
Best Uses For D’Anjou Pears: With their smooth, thin skin and melt-in-your-mouth textures, D’Anjou is best eaten fresh, but also does well in pear butters and as a creamy sweetener for soups and sauces.
How to Store D'Anjou Pears: Like all pears, keep D'Anjou pears in your refrigerator once they are ripe. D'Anjou pears keep a bit longer than other varieties.