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Roasted pears with cranberry chilli jam

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1-2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. For the roasted pears, heat the butter in an ovenproof frying pan. Add the pear wedges and caster sugar and fry for a few minutes until lightly golden.

  3. Place into the oven and roast for 6-8 minutes, or until tender and caramelised.

  4. For the cranberry chilli jam, place all the ingredients into a pan and simmer for five minutes.

  5. To serve, arrange the pears on a plate and spoon over the cranberry chilli jam.


For the roasted pears

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1-2 pears, cored and sliced into wedges
  • 30g/1oz caster sugar

For the cranberry chilli jam

  • 2 satsumas, juice of one, the other peeled and segmented
  • 200g/7oz cranberries
  • 1 orange, juice only
  • 55g/2oz caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes

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Roasted pears with cranberry chilli jam

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