Recipe of the Week – Baked Pears

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This no-sugar-added recipe is simple and sweet – delicious as a healthy dessert

for just you … but it’s also elegant enough for company!

 

TIP: If possible, get firm Bosc or Anjou pears.

 

Baked Pears 

(serves 4)

 

  • 4 large firm pears (not too ripe)
  • 3 Tbsp melted grass-fed butter, divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup (28 grams) chopped walnuts
  • Optional coconut cream for topping

 

Preheat your oven to 350ºF/177ºC. Using 1 Tbsp of the butter, butter a 9” x13” (23cm x 33cm) baking dish.

 

Peel the pears and then cut them in half and remove the core.

 

In a small bowl, whisk the butter, vanilla, and cinnamon. Brush the pears with the mixture on both sides.

 

Arrange the pears in the prepared baking dish, cut side down and sprinkle with the walnut pieces, and bake the pears until fork-tender, about 40 minutes.

 

These are great warm or cold – try topping them with coconut whipped cream!