Baked Pears Stuffed with Goat Cheese  Back to Recipes

Paired with Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio Serves 8

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 Bosc pears, halved lengthwise and cored
  • 5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 pound fresh goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Put butter in a 9x13 baking dish and melt in oven for 2 minutes.
  3. Arrange pears cut side down, single layered. Roast for 30 minutes.
  4. Pour vinegar over pears and roast for 7 minutes more.
  5. Transfer pears to serving dish, cut side up. Spoon juices over pears from baking dish. Arrange cheese on and around pears.
  6. Drizzle pears and cheese with honey. Grind fresh black pepper over the top of pears and cheese.

Note: I used crumbled goat cheese. If using pieces of goat cheese, arrange over the pears. You may cut 8 pieces prior to assembly.-- 

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