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Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese & Pear

Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese & Pear
By: Chef Emerald Coleman



  • 12 thin slices Pancetta; (about 1/3 pound)
  • 1 Bartlett pear
  • 1/2 package Goat cheese, crumbled (4 oz)
  • freshly cracked Pepper
  • Honey
  • Fresh Thyme sprigs for garnish



1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Arrange Pancetta slices in a single layer on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

2. Bake at 450° for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.  Transfer to a paper towel-lined wire rack using a spatula.  Let stand 10 minutes or until crisp.

3. Core pear with an apple corer.  Cut pear crosswise into 12 thin rings.  Arrange on a serving platter.  Top evenly with Pancetta and goat cheese; sprinkle with pepper.

4. Drizzle with honey just before serving.  Garnish, if desired.

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