​Balsamic Roasted Pears with Honey

​Balsamic Roasted Pears with Honey

Posted by Lowcountry Olive Oil On 11th Nov 2017

Balsamic Roasted Pears with Honey


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 firm-ripe Bosc pears, halved lengthwise and cored
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (try Traditional or maple, or espresso balsamic)
  • 4 oz Manchego or mild fresh goat cheese, cut into 4 pieces, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Melt butter in an 8-inch square glass baking dish in middle of oven, about 3 minutes.

Arrange pears, cut sides down, in 1 layer in butter and roast in middle of oven until tender,

about 20 minutes.

Pour vinegar over pears and roast 5 minutes more.

Transfer pears, cut sides down, to serving plates with cheese and spoon some of juices from

baking dish over pears.

Drizzle pears and cheese with honey and sprinkle with pepper.