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Chicken, Pear & Gorgonzola Tarts Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken, Pear & Gorgonzola Tarts, by , is from The Madden Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Gross
Added: Friday, August 28, 2009


8 bacon strips
1 1/2 tsp. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 c. finely chopped cooked chicken breast
1/3 c. pear nectar
1/4 c. finely chopped dried pears
3 T. apricot preserves
2 tsp. butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 pkgs. frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
1/3 c. crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Place bacon in a 15 x 10 x 1 baking pan;broil 4 inches from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side until crispy. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over bacon. Broil 1 minute longer or until bacon is glazed and bubbly. Drain on paper towels. Cool slightly and crumble.
In a small skillet, combine the chicken, pear nectar, pears, preserves, butter, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook,stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until thickened. Spoon about 1 teaspoonful of filling into each tart shell; place tarts on baking sheet. Sprinkle with bacon and cheese.
Bake at 350 for 5-7 minutes until heated through. Serve warm.




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