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Honey Roast Pears
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Honey Roast Pears

By ashleigh_red (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Grown in the Western Cape delicious South African pears are available in a range of varieties from January through to October
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Ingredients

  • 100g honey
  • 1 orange and 1 lemon, juice and thinly peeled rind
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped

4 South African Forelle pears, unpeeled, halved, cores removed

  • 2 tsp orange-blossom water, or to taste

Serve with: Thick Plain Yoghurt and Chopped Pistachios

  • Serve with: Thick Plain Yoghurt and Chopped Pistachios

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Simmer the honey, juices, rinds, vanilla bean and seeds in a small saucepan over a medium heat until reduced to a light syrup (8-10 minutes).
  • STEP 2
    Place the pears, cut-side up in a roasting pan large enough to fit the pears snugly. Pour over the honey mixture and roast, basting occasionally, until tender and beginning to caramelise (20-25 minutes).
  • STEP 3
    Remove the pears from pan, stir through the orange-blossom water and serve the pears and syrup with

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