Maple roasted pears
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  • 4 ripe and firm pears
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • For serving (optional):
  • 1-2 tbsp almond flakes
  • Greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream
  • pomegranate seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  2. Combine water and maple syrup and pour the liquid into a baking pan.
  3. Peel the pears, cut them in half lengthwise and remove core.
  4. Place them in prepared baking pan and turn them in liquid (water + maple syrup) so they are well coated from all sides.
  5. Add a small piece of butter on each pear.
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon and scraped vanilla seeds.
  7. Add vanilla pod into pan too.
  8. Roast for about 30 min, then turn each pear and roast for another 15 min.
  9. Remove from oven and let them cool slightly.
  10. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt or a scoop of vanilla ice cream, almond flakes and pomegranate seeds. You can finish with an extra drizzle of maple syrup.
  11. Enjoy!
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