Cinnamon Roasted Pears

Cinnamon Roasted Pears
Summary

Fruit is a great end to a meal. By experimenting with roasting and grilling fruit, you can bring out its maximum flavor. This recipe could easily be made with apples too.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 pear
Desserts Gluten-Free Holidays & Entertaining Quick & Easy Vegetarian Low Sodium Grilling Kid Friendly
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 pear
  • Amount per serving Calories 100

  • Total Fat 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 25mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Protein 1g
Desserts Gluten-Free Holidays & Entertaining Quick & Easy Vegetarian Low Sodium Grilling Kid Friendly
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Smart Balance margarine
    1 tbsp
  • ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp
  • Splenda Brown Sugar blend
    2 tbsp
  • medium Anjou Pears ((about 6.5 ounces each) peeled, cored and sliced in half)
    2
  • walnuts (chopped)
    1 tbsp
  • water
    1/4 cups
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl (using fingers) combine margarine, cinnamon and brown sugar. Add walnuts and mix.

  3. Arrange the pears cut side up in an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Pour 1/4 cup water in bottom of pan.

  4. Divide the brown sugar mixture evenly among the pear halves and place in middle of pears.

  5. Bake until the pears are tender and beginning to brown, about 45 minutes.

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