Poached Pears with Proscuitto and Gorgonzola
- 6 each small to medium Pears peeled cored and cut in half
- 2 cups White Wine
- 1/2 cup Sugar
- 2 tbs. Lemon Juice
- 1 ea. Cinnamon Stick
- 2 ea. Star Anis
- 3 cups water
- I tub of Statesboro Gorgonzola crumbles
- 1 pkg Proscuitto pre sliced
Poached Pears-Bring the wine, water, sugar, Lemon Juice, Cinnamon and Star Anis to a boil.
Place the Pear halves into the water and remove the boiler from the heat, let the pears steep until they are almost tender. Use a slotted spoon and set them aside on a tray with Paper towels until dry and cool.
Fill the Pear with the Gorgonzola and wrap in the proscuitto.
Place onto a buttered parchment lined baking sheet pan and bake at 350F until the cheese starts to melt and the proscuitto starts to crisp.
Suggested Serving-Over spring mix lettuce with balasmic dressing.
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