Balsamic Roasted Pears With Pepper and Honey

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by evelynathens

One of the recipes I found on the net ( to use up a supply of wonderful pears. Simple, elegant and delicious. This recipe would work beautifully as either an appetizer or dessert.

Top Review by shihtzu

I have made this recipe several times using manchego. I love it and everyone I have made it for has really enjoyed it. It is a sophisticated and delicious dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Melt butter in an 8-inch square glass baking dish in middle of oven, about 3 minutes.
  3. Arrange pears, cut sides down, in 1 layer in butter and roast in middle of oven until tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Pour vinegar over pears and roast 5 minutes more.
  5. Transfer pears, cut sides down, to serving plates with cheese and spoon some of juices from baking dish over pears. Drizzle pears and cheese with honey and sprinkle with pepper.

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