Caramelized Pears and Red Onions

Sweet and savory flavors get concentrated in this roasted side dish.

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  • Servings: 4
Caramelized Pears and Red Onions

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2010


  • 2 firm, ripe red pears, such as Bartlett, cored and quartered
  • 2 red onions, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Drizzle pears and onions with oil. Season with salt and pepper, and toss. Spread mixture in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, turning pieces occasionally, until golden brown, about 40 minutes.


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