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Roasted Pears and Grapes

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“This is posted for the World Tour 2005 RecipeZaar event. I haven't tried it yet, but it looks so yummy, I couldn't resist posting it for later use. The source is Lidia's Italian American Kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Place grapes in an 11 X 7 inch baking dish.
  2. Stir the sugar, Moscato, lemon juice, apricot jam, and vanilla bean in a bowl until blended. Pour over the grapes.
  3. Cut pears lengthwise through the core, and remove the stems, cores, and seeds. Place the pears, cut side up, between the grapes.
  4. Bake, uncovered, until the pears are tender and the liquid is thick and syrupy (50 min - 1 hour).
  5. Remove the pears, and let them rest until the syrup thickens - about 10 minutes.
  6. Serve warm with some grapes and syrup drizzled over the pears.

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