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Cinnamon Roasted Pears

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

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 pear

  • Calories 100
  • Carbohydrate 19 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 25 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Smart Balance margarine
½  teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons Splenda brown sugar blend
2 medium Anjou Pears (about 6.5 ounces each), peeled, cored and sliced in half
1 tablespoon walnut, chopped
¼ cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  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 ¼ 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.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

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