Gorgonzola Crostini With Honey Pear and Tomatoes

By | January 6, 2009

Easy Cooking With Grilled Crostini Recipe

Crostini Recipe Ingredients:

8 slices baguette
½ small pears, cored halved and sliced very thinly
1 tablespoon honey, flavored
2 ounce Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Arrange the bread slices on a large ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until they are lightly toasted, four inches away from heat. Turn them once for even toasting.
  4. Place the halved pear slices over the bread slices and lightly drizzle them with honey. Top the pear layer with cheese and chives. Honey pear and gorgonzola crostini is ready to serve. This recipe makes 8 appetizers.

Health Tip:

  • Honey pear and gorgonzola crostini is a good choice for appetizer as it is a low calorie, diabetes friendly recipe which provides about 76 calories and 2 gm total fat per serving (one serving equals to one bread slice with toppings).
  • One serving of this recipe also provides about 3 gm protein and 11 gm carbohydrate. The saturated fat and cholesterol content of this recipe is very low that is 1 gm and 5 gm respectively. So this recipe can also be considered heart friendly.
  • Honey pear and gorgonzola crostini is a vegetarian recipe and contains dairy and wheat or gluten.