Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese and Pear

Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese and Pear Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
A short ingredient list with wow-factor results makes this a staff favorite.


Makes 6 appetizer servings
Total time: 33 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 33 Minutes


12 thin pancetta slices (about 1/3 lb.)
1 red Bartlett pear
1/2 (4-oz.) package goat cheese, crumbled
Freshly cracked pepper


Preheat oven to 450°. Arrange pancetta slices in a single layer on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a paper towel-lined wire rack. Let stand 10 minutes or until crisp. Core pear, and cut crosswise into 12 thin rings. Arrange on a serving platter. Top with pancetta and crumbled goat cheese; sprinkle with freshly cracked pepper. Drizzle with honey just before serving.

Sheri Castle, Chapel Hill, North Carolina,

Southern Living

January 2010
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