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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola

with Walnuts

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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola

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

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277
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40 min.
Preparation
easy
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Ingredients

for 6 servings
6
Pears (each about150 grams)
1
¾ cup
White wine (or pear juice)
2 ounces
2 tablespoons
liquid Honey
1
5 ounces
3 ounces
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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

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 1

Peel, quarter and remove cores from pears. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds.

Step 2/7
Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 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.

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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 3

Add pears and cook over medium heat, 7-8 minutes. With a slotted spoon, lift pears out and drain.

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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 4

Lightly grease 6 large pieces of foil. Lay the pears on foil pieces and drizzle with a little of the pear cooking liquid.

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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 5

Crumble Gorgonzola. Roughly chop walnuts.

Step 6/7
Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 6

Divide cheese and nuts over the pears.

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Grilled Pears and Gorgonzola preparation step 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.