Roasted Pears with Goat Cheese and Pancetta

Chilean Fresh Fruit Association
  • Yield: 6 servings


3 pears, cut into halves and cored
2ounces goat cheese, crumbled
2ounces pancetta, julienned
3tablespoons olive oil
2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1tablespoon julienned fresh mint


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange pears on a baking sheet. Sprinkle evenly with cheese, prosciutto, olive oil and vinegar. Roast in oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until pears are tender yet firm when pierced with a knife. Top with mint.
  2. Serve warm or room temperature as an appetizer or on a bed of dressed greens as a salad.