Barbecue Pears with Blue Cheese

Barbecue Pears with Blue Cheese


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About this recipe: This is an interesting side dish to serve at your next barbecue. Pears are barbecued, then filled with a crumbled blue cheese mixture. You can also sprinkle the pears with chopped walnuts, if desired.


Serves: 8 

  • 4 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 pears, halved lengthways and cored
  • 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon softened unsalted butter, room temperature

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium heat and lightly oil the cooking grate.
  2. Whisk the hot sauce and olive oil together in a separate bowl. Brush the flesh side of each pear half evenly with the mixture; place on preheated barbecue with the skin side on the barbecue. Stir the blue cheese and butter together in a small bowl; scoop even amounts of the cheese mixture into the cavity of each pear half.
  3. Barbecue the pears on the preheated barbecue until soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

Alternative cooking methods

You can also cook these pears under the grill.

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