Honey-Roasted Bosc Pears

Honey-Roasted Bosc Pears Leigh Beisch


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 5 firm-ripe Bosc pears, halved lengthwise (leave stems intact), and cored
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups low-fat ice cream (such as Edy's; 1 1/4 pints)


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Pour butter into a large baking pan. Tilt pan to coat with the butter. Arrange pears in one layer, cut sides down. Roast 20-25 minutes or until tender when pierced with a knife.

2. Combine vinegar and honey. Spoon mixture over pears, and bake 5 minutes more. Arrange pear halves on each of 10 dessert plates. Spoon pan juices over top, add pepper and 1/4 cup ice cream; serve.

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  • Yield: Makes: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 pear, 1/4 cup ice cream, and sauce)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 198
Fat per serving: 3g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 42g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 9mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 26mg
Calcium per serving: 61mg