Friday, November 11, 2005

Roasted Pears With Chocolate Sauce

4 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled, cored, and halved lengthwise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon granulated Splenda

Chocolate Sauce:
1/4 cup 1% soy milk
1 ounce semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)

To make the pears: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly coat a 13" x 9" baking pan with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, toss the pears with the lemon juice and sugar. Arrange the pears in a single layer in the prepared baking pan. roast for 35 minutes, or until the pears are tender and light brown.

To make the chocolate sauce: Menwhile, heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat just until it begins to bubble. remove from the heat and stir in the chocolate. Whisk until smooth.

Spoon the chocolate sauce onto 4 dessert plates adn top each with 2 pear halves. Garnish with the mint (if using).

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information:
Per serving:
150 calories
3 grams of fat


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