Walnut Crostini with Gorgonzola and Pear
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Try other combinations of bread, cheese and fruit to make this almost-instant appetizer.
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- 7 slices walnut bread, crusts trimmed, if desired
- 7 oz. Gorgonzola cheese, at room temperature
- 1 pear, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
- Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Wine PairingThis pairs well with soft, medium-bodied white wines like the Diemersdal MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc, Durbanville from our Wine Club.
Directions:Assemble the crostini
Cut each slice of bread in half crosswise. Spread the cheese evenly on each bread slice and top with 2 thin slices of pear.
Transfer the crostini to a platter, sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve. Makes 14 crostini.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Food Made Fast Series, Small Plates, by Brigit L. Binns (Oxmoor House, 2007).
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