Slightly underripe pears are perfect for roasting because they soften just enough in the heat of the oven. Serve them with any kind of roasted pork, or as part of a composed plate with Calvados Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Roasted Winter Kale.

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Yunhee Kim; Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

30 mins
4 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°. Put pears in an ovenproof baking dish big enough to hold them in a single layer.

  • Whisk ancho chile and maple syrup together and drizzle over pears. Tuck in rosemary sprig.

  • Roast, uncovered, turning once, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Chef's Notes

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

101 calories; calories from fat 1.5%; protein 0.3g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 2.6g; sodium 2.8mg; cholesterolmg.