Pear Gorgonzola Tart

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Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

This tart looks so tasty with the prosciutto sprinkling the top! I saw this being made on Everyday Italian, and knew I had to make it myself.

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  1. Bake the pie shell in a square or round tart pan according to package instructions.
  2. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the cream cheese, Gorgonzola, thyme, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Using a hand blender, whip the cheeses together.
  5. In a large, heavy skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the pears and cook until golden on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  7. When the tart crust has cooled slightly, gently spread the whipped cheese mixture evenly over the bottom of the tart.
  8. Place the pear slices in a decorative pattern over the cheese mixture.
  9. Sprinkle the thin strips of prosciutto over the pears.
  10. Cut into squares or wedges and serve.