Radicchio and Pears

Radicchio and Pears
Contributed by: Vince and Helen Perruzza
  • 2 heads of radicchio
  • 4 pears, peeled and sliced
  • juice of a lemon
  • 1/2 cup Roquefort or any blue cheese
  • 1 8oz tub of soft cream cheese

After peeling and slicing the pears, place them in water to which lemon juice has been added to keep them from browning.

Whip together the Roquefort and the cream cheese until smooth.

Separate the heads of radicchio into individual leaves.

To each leaf add a dollop of cheese mixture and two or three slices of pear.

Serve at room temperature.

  • Yields: 40 canapés
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
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