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Endive with Blue Cheese, Pears, & Walnuts


Endive with Blue Cheese, Pears, & Walnuts
Yields 24
Sweet pears and earthy walnuts are a natural match with creamy blue cheese. To make this quick and easy appetizer extra festive, seek out red endive for that pop of holiday color.
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Ingredients
  1. 3 endives, preferably a mix of colors
  2. 2 ounces Litehouse Simply Artisan Center Cut Blue Cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  3. 1 firm but ripe pear, diced
  4. 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  5. 2 teaspoons olive oil
  6. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  7. For garnish: Honey and freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. ► Trim the root end off each endive. Remove any bruised or browned outer leaves and discard, then carefully remove whole clean leaves to get about 24 endive “cups.”
  2. ► Place the blue cheese, pear, and walnuts in a medium bowl. Lightly toss to combine. Drizzle in olive oil and lemon juice and toss gently to coat.
  3. ► Spoon blue cheese mixture into each endive boat and place on a serving platter. Drizzle with a bit of honey, garnish with freshly ground black pepper, and serve.
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Monica Petrucci

Coming from a formaggio-obsessed Italian family, Monica was very excited to combine her passions for cheese and writing at Culture. She's currently studying Publishing in Boston, and loves scoping out yummy wine and cheese spots in her spare time.

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