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Roasted Pears with Black Pepper and Honey, Creamy Goat Cheese and Wild Arugula


First Posted: 10/27/2011 4:55 pm Updated: 08/31/2012 10:48 am

Roasted Pears with Black Pepper and Honey, Creamy Goat Cheese and Wild Arugula

Roasted Pears with Black Pepper and Honey, Creamy Goat Cheese and Wild Arugula
Frances Janisch
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut pears down the middle and remove core. Slice each half into 3 wedges then place in a large mixing bowl. Squeeze lemon juice over pears to stop them from turning brown and drizzle with 1/4 cup of honey and sprinkle with half the cracked black pepper Toss to combine. Pour onto a sheet tray and roast in oven for 10 minutes. Finish under broiler for 1 minute to caramelize around the edges. Remove from oven to cool.
  • Make dressing: Pour juices from roasting pan into a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup of extra-virgin olive oil and whisk to emulsify.
  • To serve, scatter pears on the bottom of a large platter. Sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese. Season with remaining fresh ground black pepper.

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