Posts Tagged ‘pears’

November 15, 2011

Recipe: Baked Autumn Pear

10:21 am - Posted by Gregg

Looking for a warm weather treat that tastes delicious but won’t wreck your dieting or healthy eating efforts? Look no further This yummy recipe is so good that you can even serve it to guests without them thinking, “Why am I being served diet food?”

If this recipe seems simple, that’s because it is. But it still deliciously captures many of the warm flavors of the season. What’s more, it’s easy enough to make in one portion – or several portions – depending on how many you’re expecting for dinner. Not that you need a special occasion to enjoy this treat. It’s that good and that healthy. Enjoy!


Anjou Pear(s)



Cinnamon Stick


Simply preheat oven to 375 degrees. Take your pear (or pears if serving more than one person) and peel it, cut it in half (lengthwise) and remove seeds. Next, place pear halves in a nonstick baking dish. Sprinkle with cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg (not too much!) and bake for 20 minutes. After baking, remove pears from baking dish and place on plates, then serve.

Bonus Tip:

If you’re serving this dish to guests, lay a cinnamon stick across the pears for a terrific seasonal effect.

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