Pear Gorgonzola tart

This delicious tart of cheese, pear and prosciutto is effortless and elegant.

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Cooking Time25 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
1 shop-bought pie shell
115g cream cheese
55g Gorgonzola
3g fresh thyme, chopped
Pinch salt
Pinch freshly ground black pepper
30g butter
3 small pears, cored and sliced
55g prosciutto, cut into thin strips
1) Combine the cream cheese, Gorgonzola, thyme, salt, and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Using a hand blender, whip the cheeses together.

2) In a large, heavy frying pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the pears and cook until golden on both sides, about 5 mins.

3) Gently spread the whipped cheese mixture evenly over the bottom of the pastry case. Place the pear slices in a decorative pattern over the cheese mixture.

4) Sprinkle the thin strips of prosciutto over the pears. Cut into wedges and serve cold.

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