Broiled Apples and Pears with Herbs

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Recipe adapted from

1 each apple and pear, halved, cored, thinly sliced lengthwise
Olive oil
1/2–1 teaspoon minced fresh sage or rosemary
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Garnish: fresh sage leaves or rosemary sprigs (optional)


  • Preheat broiler. Brush baking sheet with olive oil.
  • Gently toss sliced fruit with 1 tablespoon olive oil and minced herbs.
  • Arrange fruit in single layer on sheet. Broil until fruit is tender and edges begin to brown, but not burn, about 5 minutes.
  • Turn pan halfway through for even browning.
  • Remove to serving plate(s), sprinkle with pepper, and garnish if desired.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. (Can be prepared 4 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.)

Serves 4–6 as a side dish. Prep time, 10 minutes; cook time, 5 minutes.

Cook’s note: Recipe may be doubled, tripled, etc.

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