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Baked Pear

 Baked Pear
This is a nice side dish to go with pork or chicken and it can also make a delicious light dessert.—Valerie Lee, Snellville, Georgia
1 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 1 medium pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash ground nutmeg


  • Place pear slices in an ungreased 2-cup baking dish. Dot with
  • butter; sprinkle with sugar and nutmeg. Cover and bake at 350°
  • for 40-50 minutes or until tender. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe may be prepared in a microwave oven; cover and cook on high for 3-4 minutes (using a 700-watt microwave) or until pear is tender.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 215 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.