Blue Cheese and Pear Triangles

Tasty appetizer ready in 15 minutes - pumpernickel bread topped with pear, bell pepper, blue cheese and walnuts!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

12
slices pumpernickel cocktail bread, cut diagonally in half
3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
medium unpeeled red or green pear, thinly sliced and slices cut in half
2
tablespoons chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-ounce jar)
1/3
cup crumbled blue cheese
1/3
cup chopped walnuts
Fresh marjoram leaves or chopped fresh chives, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°. Place bread on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 2 Spread mayonnaise over bread. Top with pear slices, bell pepper pieces, cheese, walnuts and marjoram. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

For a terrific quick hot appetizer, omit step 1; assemble the triangles and bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 425° for 3 to 5 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.