Pears with Blue Cheese and Bacon


    A wonderful starter that will knock the socks off any dinner guest. Poached pears are filled with blue cheese and wrapped in bacon before being grilled to perfection.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 4 firm pears
    • 1/2 lemon, juiced
    • 1 stick cinnamon
    • 400g blue cheese
    • 16 rashers lean bacon

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat grill.
    2. Bring a pot with water to the boil with the lemon juice and cinnamon stick.
    3. Peel pears, halve and core. Place pears immediately into boiling water and simmer for 10 minutes.
    4. Mash blue cheese with a fork. Place pears in ovenproof dish and fill with blue cheese. Wrap each pear half with two slices of bacon.
    5. Grill until the bacon is crisp.

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