Honey-Roast Pears With Orange-Blossom And Yoghurt

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Mar. 19, 2012


Honey 200 Gram
Orange 1 (use juice and thinly peeled rind)
Lemon 1 (use juice and thinly peeled rind)
Vanilla bean 1 , split and seeds scraped
Pears 4 , unpeeled, halved, cores removed (South African Forelle)
Orange blossom water 2 Teaspoon (adjust quantity as per taste)
Thick plain yogurt 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (for serving)
Chopped pistachios 1 Tablespoon (for serving)


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).

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).

3. Remove the pears from pan, stir through the orange-blossom water and serve the pears and syrup with yoghurt and pistachios.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296Calories from Fat 21

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4 mg0.17%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 60 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet