Flemish Beauty Pear
Taste: A squat, green pear blushed with red, Flemish Beauty has cream-colored flesh that is firm, juicy, and slightly granular with a distinct musky sweetness that gives it an unusual flavor.
- Pears are one of the highest-fiber fruits, offering six grams per medium-sized fruit
- It's a hypoallergenic fruit, which means those with food sensitivities can usually eat pears with no adverse effects
- Quercetin, an antioxidant found in the skin of pears, is beneficial for cancer prevention and can help reduce blood pressure, so don't peel your pears!
When to Look for Flemish Beauty Pears: These are mid-season pears that ripen toward the end of September.
Best Uses for Flemish Beautys: These pears are best when peeled and served as an appetizer along wine, cheese, or chocolate.
How to Store Flemish Beauty Pears: Like most pears, they do not keep for long. Make sure you refrigerate them until they are ready to eat.