This is a wonderful appetizer but can also be served as dessert with a fruit & cheese tray along with a nice bottle of wine.

Ingredients:

1 loaf French Bread
olive 0il
goat cheese (We used chevre which is soft & spreadable)
1 ripe pear
honey

Slice Pear into thin pieces:

Then grill over medium low heat for approx 2 minutes per side until you get some nice grill marks:

Slice bread into 1 inch slices and drizzle with olive oil , grill until crisp with hash marks (approx 2 minutes per side):

Place one slice pear onto the grilled bread:

Then spread cheese over the pear:

Place back onto grill until cheese is warm and melting as they are here on the Big Green Egg:

Drizzle with honey:

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below or email me.

If you are interested here are other grilled crostini recipes

Pear and Goat Cheese Crostinis
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: BBQ
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Grilled Crostinis topped with slices of pear, chevre and honey.
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French Bread
  • olive oil
  • 1 ripe pear
  • goat cheese (We used chevre which is soft & spreadable)
  • honey
Instructions
  1. Slice the bread into one inch thick slices, brushing each side with the olive oil
  2. Slice the pear thin
  3. Prepare the grill for two zone grilling with hot coals on one side and nothing on the other
  4. Toast the bread on both sides and then place to the side with no heat
  5. Grill the pear slices on each side
  6. Place a slice of pear on top of each piece of bread, spread some chevre on the pear
  7. Close the lid to melt the cheese
  8. Drizzle with honey and serve
 

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

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6 comments

Love pear. Love goat’s cheese. LOVE these crostinis!
Robyn x

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I do love goat cheese and pear together. Now grilling them just ups the flavor-quotient. Great idea!

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Lovely crostini recipe! I think that they would go great with a fruit and cheese plate and wine like you said. 🙂

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I did peaches with a mint goat cheese on the grill last weekend. It was a great change of pace for summer grilling.

Jason

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Sounds delicious though I might sub a lighter naan for the french bread.

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These look delicious…what a great idea! I love grilling foods that you usually wouldn’t think of cooking on the grill. It’s especially nice because it keeps the kitchen cool in the summer 🙂

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