Roasted plums

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PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

8

Roasted plums

Photo, Erik Putz.

We love this seasonal fruit, which can be enjoyed on its own or used to liven up any number of breakfasts and desserts.


Ingredients

  • 8 plums , halved and pitted
  • 1 vanilla bean , halved lengthwise, or 2 tsp vanilla (optional)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 375F.
  • SCRAP seeds from vanilla bean and rub seeds with sugar in a 9×13-in. baking pan. Add water, lemon juice and salt, stirring to combine.
  • ADD plums to dish, tossing until coated. Turn cut-side up.
  • ROAST, flipping plums halfway, until tender and juicy, about 25 min. Let cool in pan. Serve with our classic French toast, Dutch baby pancake, yogurt or vanilla ice cream.
  • Kitchen Tip: For spicier notes, add a cinnamon stick, 2 whole star anise or 2 cloves to the pan before roasting.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 76,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 73 mg.
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