Apples & Pears Sauteed in Butter

Autumn is here and both the apple and pear harvests are in full swing.   While apple pies and crumbles grace many a table, we settle for an even simpler dish here: autumn fruit sauteed in butter and served with tangy kefir.   This dessert lacks the cloying sweetness of most sweetened varieties as it’s made without sugar or other sweeteners; rather, the natural sugar of the fruit shines through.

apples & pears sauteed in butter

By Jenny Published: September 27, 2008

    Autumn is here and both the apple and pear harvests are in full swing.   While apple pies and crumbles grace many a table, we settle …

    Ingredients

    • 3 Apples, Cored and Peeled
    • 3 Pears, Cored and Peeled
    • ¼ Cup Butter from Grass-fed Cows
    • ¼ Cup Walnuts, Soaked in Brine and Dehydrated
    • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
    • 1 Vanilla Bean
    • Dairy Kefir to Serve

    Instructions

    1. Slice the apples and pears into wedges about ½-inch thick. Heat the butter in a pan until it’s foamy. Add the fruit to the pan and allow it to cook until just tender and thoroughly warmed. Add the walnuts, cinnamon and the contents of one vanilla bean. Continue to cook until the flavors are well-mixed. Serve warm with dairy kefir on the side.

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