Baked Butternut and Pears

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

I got a new cookbook on holiday, I also got 15kg butternuts. So I was pretty pleased to find this yummy recipe in the book!! It's a nice texture thing-the pears and the pumpkin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the pumpkin into 1 cm slices, trim off skin.
  2. Place in a shallow, rectangular, ovenproof dish, overlapping alternitavely with the pears.
  3. Drizzle in the water, making sure all surface area is moistened.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and brown sugar.
  5. Dot the butter over the surface.
  6. Cover with foil, sealing around the edges.
  7. Place in a preheated moderate oven and cook 30 minutes.
  8. Remove the foil and return the dish to the oven, uncovered, continue to cook a further 10 minutes, or until the pears and pumpkin are caremelized on top.


Most Helpful

I love squash and this was a nice way to prepare it. I tried three grocery stores for dried pears and none has them, so I used fresh pears and it worked pretty good. We enjoyed the mix of flavors.

morgainegeiser October 11, 2009

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