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Honey-Roasted Bosc Pears

Leigh Beisch
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield Makes: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 pear, 1/4 cup ice cream, and sauce)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 5 firm-ripe Bosc pears, halved lengthwise (leave stems intact), and cored
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups low-fat ice cream (such as Edy's; 1 1/4 pints)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 198
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 42 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 26 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Pour butter into a large baking pan. Tilt pan to coat with the butter. Arrange pears in one layer, cut sides down. Roast 20-25 minutes or until tender when pierced with a knife.

  2. Combine vinegar and honey. Spoon mixture over pears, and bake 5 minutes more. Arrange pear halves on each of 10 dessert plates. Spoon pan juices over top, add pepper and 1/4 cup ice cream; serve.