Roasted Pears With Gorgonzola And Hazelnuts
- 4 firm-ripe Bartlett pears halved lengthwise, and cored
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup hazelnuts
- 12 ounces Gorgonzola
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Mix sugar and water in a 13- by 9-inch baking dish. Put pears, cut-sides down, in dish. Roast pears 15 minutes.
Arrange pears, cut-sides up, crumble hazelnuts and gorgonzola over pears. Return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes until cheese melts. Serve warm.
This recipe yields 4 servings.