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Roasted Apples with Blue Cheese

Prep Time: 60 min
Servings: 2


  • 2 large Gala apples cut into half vertically
  • Two tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Half cup water
  • One quarter cup artisanal honey
  • 4 dried pears cut into dice


Cut and core apples, grease a baking pan with olive oil and lemon juice and place apples flesh side down
Bake for 45 minutes to 60 minutes until tender but not collapsed
Remove and allow to cool
Place cut side up
Dice dried pears and place in a saucepan with 1 cup water and one half cup honey
Simmer for 10 minutes and then strain
Place pears into each apple center
Place one tablespoon of Maytag blue cheese on top of pears and place in 425 F oven for 8 minutes until blue cheese melts
Serve warm

Nutrition Information:

Dietary Fiber
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

Editor’s Note: This recipe is reposted with the permission of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. For additional healthy recipes and cooking tips visit: choosemyplate.gov

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