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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzolawith Walnuts

Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola - Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola - A match made in heaven: Fragrant spiced fruit and savory cheese
277 kcal
Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola - A match made in heaven: Fragrant spiced fruit and savory cheese

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Difficulty:easy
Preparation:40 min
Ready in:40 min
Low-sugar
high-fiber
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories277 kcal(14%)
Protein7 g(14%)
Fat17 g(21%)
Carbohydrates23 g(9%)
Added Sugar2 g(2%)
Roughage5 g(17%)

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Ingredients

For servings

9Pears (each about150 grams)
1 ½Vanilla beans
1 ⅛ cupsWhite wine (or pear juice)
3 ouncesCane sugar
3 tablespoonsliquid Honey
1 ½Cinnamon stick
7 ½ ouncesGorgonzola
4 ½ ouncesWalnuts

Kitchen Utensils

1 Pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Grilling tongs, 1 Brush, 1 Grill, 1 Aluminum foil

Directions

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1 Peel, quarter and remove cores from pears. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds.
2 In a pot, combine white wine, sugar (omit sugar if using pear juice instead of wine), honey, vanilla bean seeds and cinnamon. Puree mixture and bring to a boil over medium heat.
3 Add pears and cook over medium heat, 7-8 minutes. With a slotted spoon, lift pears out and drain.
4 Lightly grease 6 large pieces of foil. Lay the pears on foil pieces and drizzle with a little of the pear cooking liquid.
5 Crumble Gorgonzola. Roughly chop walnuts.
6 Divide cheese and nuts over the pears.
7 Seal edges of foil packets. Transfer to a hot charcoal grill (or place under the oven broiler) and cook for about 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
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