Recipes Appetizers Cold Appetizers Walnut Crostini with Gorgonzola and Pear

Walnut Crostini with Gorgonzola and Pear

Walnut Crostini with Gorgonzola and Pear is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 12

Try other combinations of bread, cheese and fruit to make this almost-instant appetizer.

Ingredients:

  • 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

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).

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy & Impressive This is a quick appetizer that's easy to assemble. I've always liked blue cheese, pears, and nuts. This recipe puts it all together in a bite-sized package. It looks and tastes impressive. I've even used it with raisin bread, too.
Date published: 2015-01-07
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