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Honey-Roasted Bosc Pears

Health NOVEMBER 2009

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


  • 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)


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 198
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 26mg
  • Calcium: 61mg

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Honey-Roasted Bosc Pears recipe