Pear Gorgonzola tart

This delicious tart of cheese, pear and prosciutto is effortless and elegant.
  • 1 shop-bought pie shell
  • 115g cream cheese
  • 55g Gorgonzola
  • 3g fresh thyme, chopped
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 30g butter
  • 3 small pears, cored and sliced
  • 55g prosciutto, cut into thin strips
1) Combine the cream cheese, Gorgonzola, thyme, salt, and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Using a hand blender, whip the cheeses together.

2) In a large, heavy frying pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the pears and cook until golden on both sides, about 5 mins.

3) Gently spread the whipped cheese mixture evenly over the bottom of the pastry case. Place the pear slices in a decorative pattern over the cheese mixture.

4) Sprinkle the thin strips of prosciutto over the pears. Cut into wedges and serve cold.

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