Autumn Pears With Herbed Goat Cheese and Fig Preserves

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Total Time
10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Serve as a lovely autumnal snack or appetizer--goes great with a baguette and a glass of wine!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 medium comice pears, peeled, halved lengthwise and cored (or other seasonal pears)
  • 14 cup lemon juice
  • 14 teaspoon herbes de provence, crushed (or Herbes De Napa)
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, softened
  • 12 cup fig preserves
  • 14 teaspoon finely minced orange zest

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, toss the pear halves with lemon juice.
  2. In another bowl, combine the goat cheese with the herbes de Provence or herbes de Napa.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the fig preserves with the orange zest.
  4. Thinly slice pear halves, cutting to but not through the stem ends.
  5. Fan a pear half on each plate.
  6. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of goat cheese and top with 1 tablespoon of fig preserves.