Baked Butternut and Pears

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by JustJanS

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.

Top Review by morgainegeiser

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.

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.

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