Recipe courtesy of Corky Pollan

Balsamic-Roasted Pears Drizzled with Honey

A sweet taste of Fall.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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4 tablespoons unsalted butter

4 firm-ripe Bosc pears, halved lengthwise and cored

5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

6 ounces Colby cheese or mild goat cheese, cut into 8 pieces

1/4 cup honey


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Melt butter in 9 by 12-inch baking dish on middle rack of oven, 2 to 3 minutes. Arrange pears cut-side down in one layer and roast until tender, about 20 minutes. 
  3. Pour balsamic vinegar over pears and roast 5 additional minutes. Transfer pears cut-side up to serving plate, add cheese and spoon juices from baking dish over pears. Drizzle pears and cheese with honey.