Savory Pear and Gorgonzola Focaccia

Savory Pear and Gorgonzola Focaccia

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30 min.
44 min.

With additional enhancements of balsamic vinegar, cheese and pears, this Savory Pear and Gorgonzola Focaccia is a real treat and a perfect addition to any occasion.


  • 1 medium ripe pear, halved, cored & sliced into six slices per half
  • 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 1 package (12.7 oz.) Italian herbs and cheese focaccia bread mix
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup (0.75 oz.) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese (5 oz.)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage
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PREHEAT oven to 425° F. Grease 12-inch-round pizza pan.

PLACE pear slices with 1 teaspoon vinegar in small bowl; stir to coat both sides.

PREPARE focaccia dough according to step 1 of instructions, stirring in contents of topping packets with flour and yeast. Spread out onto prepared pizza pan using well-oiled hands.

PLACE pear slices on top of focaccia dough, arranging in a circular pattern, sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese. Let rise in warm place for 20 minutes.

BAKE for 12 minutes; remove from oven. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and return to oven for an additional 2 minutes.

COMBINE remaining vinegar, oil and sugar in small bowl; gently brush onto top of focaccia while hot. Sprinkle with sage. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into wedges and serve.

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We used a different bread for the first time but it was still AWESOME

- Felena Walden from Norton, VA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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