In the Kitchen: Baked Pears

Baked Pears Recipe - Bella Viva Orchards

Baked Pears with Bella Viva Walnuts:

The hearty flavor of walnuts make them so versatile when using in recipes. The nutty crunch brings a regular meal to a whole new level. Don’t be surprised if your palette will be begging for more in no time. Walnuts pair so well with countless flavors. So many in fact you’ll probably never run out of ideas for using them and that’s great! They’re perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes. In fact, it was difficult to narrow what recipe to feature, but we decided on one that is a must try for the holidays. You would if you know what’s good for yah!

This recipe for Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey is sure to add loveliness to any meal. It is certain to satisfy those full tummies at holiday dinners that still somehow find room for a sweet treat, even after the main course.

Cook Time: 30 mins
Serves: 4

2 large ripe pears
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ cup Bella Viva Orchards Walnuts of choice, chopped
2 tsp Topanga Quality Raw, Unfiltered Honey
Yogurt or frozen yogurt (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut fresh pears in half and gently scoop out seeds. Place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon. Top with Bella Viva Orchards Walnuts. Drizzle each half with ½ teaspoon of Topanga Quality Raw, Unfiltered Honey. Put tray in oven and bake for 30 minutes. Carefully remove from oven, serve warm and enjoy! Yields 4 servings.