Everyone in the test kitchen knows how much I love pears. I could go on and on about their wonderful flavor, scent, and versatility. My boss Sarah just shakes her head when I pitch yet another pear recipe. But, I couldn't resist.
These broiled beauties make such a tasty, comforting breakfast. Try it and I know you'll agree with me: Pears are where it's at!
Broiled Pears with Yogurt and Walnuts
1 ripe Bartlett Pear, halved and cored
1 teaspoon butter, softened
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 cup plain yogurt
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon cardamom or cinnamon
2 tablespoons toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
1. Heat broiler, with rack 4 inches from heat. Spread butter and sprinkle sugar on cut side of pears. Set on a rimmed baking sheet and broil until pears are slightly softened and sugar is caramelized, 6 to 8 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, combine yogurt, honey, and cardamom.
3. Top broiled pears with yogurt and walnuts.
Per pear half: 195 cal; 4.5 g fat (2.5 g sat fat); 6 g protein; 29 g carb; 3 g fiber