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Roasted Pears with Delicata Squash

Roasted Pears with Delicata Squash

15 Prep Time
25 Cook Time
4 Servings
Roasted, savory, seasonal, fall fruits and vegetables like red Anjou pears and Delicata Squash are drizzled with a pomegranate glaze to make this amazing dish.
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 small delicata squash (about 12 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 Red Anjou USA Pears, halved, cored, and cut into 6 wedges
  • 8 ounces Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved (keep any loose leaves)
  • 3 large shallots, peeled, trimmed, and quartered lengthwise in half or quarters
  • 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate arils
DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Halve the squash lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Cut into 1/2-inch-thick moon-shaped slices.

Whisk together the olive oil, pomegranate molasses, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add the squash, pears, Brussels sprouts, and shallots and toss to coat evenly.

Spread the mixture on a large rimmed baking sheet in a single layer with the cut sides down. Roast tender and browned on one side, 20 to 25 minutes.

Loosen the pears and vegetables from the baking pan with a firm spatula and toss them all together. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with the pomegranate arils. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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