Roasted pears with passionfruit & honey
Prep 15 mins | Cook 30 mins | Serves 6
6 firm Beurre Bosc pears
1⁄3 cup honey
11⁄2 tbs brown sugar
4–5 passionfruit, pulp removed (about 1⁄3 cup pulp)
Reduced fat vanilla ice-cream, to serve
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Quarter pears lengthways and remove core. Line the base of a large roasting pan with baking paper.
Step 2 Combine honey, brown sugar and passionfruit pulp in a jug. Drizzle mixture evenly over pears. Gently toss to coat pears in mixture. Roast pears, tossing once, for 25–30 minutes until tender. Serve pears, warm or at room temperature, with vanilla ice-cream.
Good for you ... Beurre Bosc Pears
A good source of dietary fibre which contributes to normal laxation.
Provide vitamin C, which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Pears have a low GI (33-41), which means their natural sugars are broken down slowly for absorption into the bloodstream.