Four ingredients capture the rich flavors of Spain in these impressive, speedy snacks.
container (10 oz) quince paste
oz Manchego or Parmesan cheese
Grated peel from 4 lemons (about 3 tablespoons)
Remove quince paste from container. Cut paste crosswise into 12 equal slices; cut each slice diagonally in half for total of 24 slices.
Cut cheese into 24 equal slices.
Cut each pear in half lengthwise and remove core. Cut each half into 6 equal wedges for total of 24 wedges.
To serve, place pear wedges on serving plate; top each wedge with cheese slice and quince paste slice. Sprinkle with lemon peel.
Quince is a fruit that tastes like a cross between an apple and a pear. It usually comes in cans or plastic tubs. Often you can find it near the cheese section or in the deli department of your grocery store.
Next time, for a change of flavor, use apple slices instead of the pear slices.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.