Roasted Pears with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

3
Total Time
40 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Serve these pears as a side dish with roast chicken or pork, or over greens.

Ingredients

raw Bosc pear(s)

4 large, ripe but firm, quartered, seeds removed

cooking spray

5 spray(s)

chopped walnuts

cup(s)

apple juice

1 Tbsp

walnut oil

1 tsp

white wine vinegar

1 tsp

whole-grain mustard

1 tsp

kosher salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

tsp, freshly ground

blue cheese

3 Tbsp, crumbled

chives

1 Tbsp, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 475°F degrees. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Arrange pear wedges, cut side up, on prepared pan; lightly coat both sides with cooking spray. Roast pears until just beginning to turn golden, about 15-20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, scatter walnuts on a separate pan; roast 5 minutes.
  4. Combine apple juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  5. To serve, scatter walnuts and cheese over pears. Drizzle with dressing; sprinkle with chives.
  6. Serving size: 4 pieces pear, 4 tsp nuts, 1 Tbsp cheese, 1 1/2 tsp dressing

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