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    Formaggio Con Le Pere (Pears and Cheese)

    Formaggio Con Le Pere (Pears and Cheese). Photo by Baby Kato

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    30 mins

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    10 mins

    lauralie41's Note:

    The Art of Cookery website is where this recipe was found and is followed by a tip for those of us watching our fiqures. Pears and cheese as a starter will stimulate both appetite and taste buds, so this is best for those who are not watching their weight. Even if you are worried about the waistline though, don't deny yourself this delicious combination, you can still enjoy it but as a main course. This recipe will be included in the Zaar World Tour swap game.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash and peel pears. Being careful not to loose any of the juice, cut the pears into cubes and place in a salad bowl. Dice the pecorino and add to the chopped fruit. Mix together and leave to stand for ten minutes.
    2. 2
      Finely grind black pepper over top of mixture before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 21, 2007

      55

      We had a lovely salad in Sienna with the same combination. Their presentation was SO memorable, that we have served it many times. The pears and cheese were sliced in thin strips and placed alternately on the plate, in sunburst design. To finish, there was just a drizzle of honey over the entire serving. Looks VERY dramatic ! Thanks for the memory, Lauralie.

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    • on June 20, 2007

      55

      Great combo! I went ahead and peeled the pears, since the recipe instructs doing so and I was planning to grab a quick photo. Next time I would probably just leave the peels on, though, to add a little contrast (the pears and cheese looked about alike :) ). Thanks for posting!

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    • on September 12, 2006

      55

      Simple, but soooo good! The pepper is outstanding and adds a nice flavor to it all. I used red pears. I will definitely do this again. Thanks Lori!

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    Nutritional Facts for Formaggio Con Le Pere (Pears and Cheese)

    Serving Size: 1 (297 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 587.7
     
    Calories from Fat 246
    41%
    Total Fat 27.4 g
    42%
    Saturated Fat 17.1 g
    85%
    Cholesterol 104.1 mg
    34%
    Sodium 1205.4 mg
    50%
    Total Carbohydrate 56.9 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 10.7 g
    42%
    Sugars 34.5 g
    138%
    Protein 33.1 g
    66%

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