Roasted Pear Applesauce

pear-applesauce-compoteRecipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys

INGREDIENTS
2 apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
2 pears, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

PREPARATION

  • Heat oven to 425 °F.
  • Toss all ingredients together and place on a rimmed cookie sheet.
  • Roast in the oven until fruit begins to brown and is just knife tender, about 15–20 minutes.
  • Place fruit in a bowl and mash with a potato masher, or pulse in a food processor to desired consistency.

Serves 2–3. Prep time, 10 minutes; cook time, 20 minutes.

Cook’s note: You can serve this warm as a side dish or condiment, or serve with ice cream or pound cake for dessert.

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