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Roasted Pears with Ricotta and Honey

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 10 min
  • 45 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromMichael Pollan

Ingredients

  • 3 medium bosc pears, halved and cored
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 6 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 6 tablespoon honey
  • a pinch of ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 400. 2. Halve and core pears. 3. Melt butter. Make: 1. Swirl butter in 9” x 13” baking dish to coat bottom completely, then arrange pears, cut sides down, in a single layer in dish. Roast until tender, about 20 minutes. 2. Gently turn over pears, drizzle vinegar over top, and roast until very tender, 15-20 minutes more. 3. Serve ricotta alongside pears drizzled with cooking juices, honey and pepper.

Notes

Fruit for dessert never tasted so good! We also love it with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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