Roasted Pears with Goat Cheese and Pancetta

  • Yield 6 servings

Either as an appetizer or salad course, this sensational pear creation will put everyone in a festive mood .

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Chilean Fresh Fruit Association

Ingredients

3 pears, cut into halves and cored
2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
2 ounces pancetta, julienned
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon julienned fresh mint

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange pears on a baking sheet. Sprinkle evenly with cheese, prosciutto, olive oil and vinegar. Roast in oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until pears are tender yet firm when pierced with a knife. Top with mint.
  2. Serve warm or room temperature as an appetizer or on a bed of dressed greens as a salad.

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