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Pear-and-Gorgonzola Crostini

Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 1 pear, cut lengthwise into 12 wedges
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 12 (1/2-inch-thick) French bread slices
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

How to Make It

  1. Toss together pear slices and lemon juice; set aside.

  2. Broil French bread slices 5 inches from heat 1 minute on each side or until lightly toasted.

  3. Stir together cheese and milk until smooth; spread evenly on 1 side of each bread slice. Sprinkle each slice with 1 teaspoon walnuts; top with 1 pear slice and bacon.