Spirited Ginger Baked Pears
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Recipe from Foods Matter, October 2009 This recipe is Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Egg-Free, and Corn-Free
Serves: 6 servings
  • 6 ripe pears, cored with an apple corer
  • small to medium knob of fresh ginger (depending how keen you are on ginger), peeled and cut in very thin slices
  • 2 tablespoon pecan nuts (or pine nuts if you are allergic to pecans)
  • 2 tablespoon raisins (optional)
  • ½ cup ginger wine
  1. Heat the oven to 180D/350F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Arrange the cored pears in an ovenproof baking dish.
  3. Insert the ginger slithers mixed with the pecan, or pine nuts and raisins if using, down the central hole, sprinkling any extra around the pears.
  4. Pour around the ginger wine – it should be about 2cm deep – then cover the pears with aluminium foil and bake for 30–40 minutes depending on how ripe the pears were.
  5. Serve whole or halved, as in the picture, with the extra juice and any spare nuts or fruit.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/?p=166656