Walnut Bread Crostini with Sautéed Pear, Prosciutto, Gorgonzola Cheese and a Balsamic Reduction

Prosciutto, Gorgonzola Cheese & a Balsamic Reduction

Added June 23, 2014| Category: Appetizers


  • 2 tbsp Mia’s Kitchen Balsamic Reduction
  • 1 loaf walnut bread, sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices and then cut into bite size squares
  • 2 tablespoons Mia’s Kitchen Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra for brushing bread
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored, cut into 1/4’s and then sliced into ?-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup port wine
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto
  • 4 tbsp gorgonzola cheese
  • salt and pepper top taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Slice the walnut bread into inch slices. Place the bread on a cookie sheet, brush with olive oil and bake until lightly golden brown.
  3. In a sauté pan on medium heat, sauté the pears in olive oil for 1 minute just to soften them. Season the pears with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. To plate, place a piece of prosciutto on the walnut toasts, then a small piece of cheese, top with pear and then drizzle the Mia’s Kitchen Balsamic Reduction over the top.