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White-on-White Pears with Gorgonzola

White-on-White Pears with Gorgonzola

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Yield: 6 side-dish servings
  • Start to Finish 15 mins

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Tangy cheese and juicy, fresh pears are sprinkled with toasted pine nuts, olive oil, and red wine vinegar in this 15-minute side-dish recipe.


  • 6 medium Bartlett pears, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola dolce (Dolcelatte cheese) or blue cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Cracked black pepper


  1. Arrange pear slices on chilled salad plates. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with pine nuts.
  2. For Dressing: In a screw-top jar, combine oil and vinegar. Cover and shake well. Drizzle over pear mixture. Sprinkle pear mixture with black pepper. Serve immediately. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(White-on-White Pears with Gorgonzola)

Servings Per Recipe 6, iron (mg) 1, fiber (g) 4, sodium (mg) 264, calcium (mg) 121, chol. (mg) 14, sat. fat (g) 5, cal. (kcal) 293, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 146, carb. (g) 27, vit. C (mg) 6, Fat, total (g) 20

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