Whole Pears Roasted in Garlic

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 40 minutes

Serves 4

4 pears

4 cloves garlic

1 tspn white pepper

cup olive oil

1 cup chicken stock

2 tblspn white wine vinegar

1 tblspn seeded mustard

6 sprigs fresh thyme

2 tblspn maple syrup

Beef sausages, to serve

 

 

 

 

Preheat oven to 200C. Peel pears and place in a deep baking tray. In a medium bowl combine garlic, white pepper, olive oil, chicken stock and white wine vinegar. Stir through seeded mustard and thyme sprigs. Pour marinade over the pears and roast in preheated oven for 35 - 40 minutes. Baste occasionally. In the last 10 minutes of cooking drizzle with maple syrup. Serve with beef sausages and garnish with thyme sprigs.

 

Recipe courtesy of Horticulture Australia