Spicy ricotta and gorgonzola cheesecake with pears
Try Spicy ricotta and gorgonzola cheesecake with pears by FOOBY now. Or discover other delicious recipes from our category bake.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 100 gwalnut kernels
- 1 tbspbutter
- 1 tbsplemon juice
- 500 gricotta
- 250 gblue cheese (e.g. Gorgonzola)
- 100 ggrated Parmesan
- 1 tspbaking powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1spelt pastry dough, rolled into a circle
Step 1Toast the walnuts in a frying pan without any oil. Remove, finely chop and leave to cool.
Step 2Heat the butter in a pan. Add the onions and pears, cook for approx. 5 mins. until soft, stirring occasionally. Add the lemon juice, leave to cool.
Step 3Thoroughly mix the eggs, ricotta, gorgonzola, ¾ of the cheese and the baking powder in a bowl, season.
Step 4Place the baking paper and pastry in the tin, firmly prick the base with a fork. Press down gently around the edges. Spread the nuts over the pastry base. Spread half of the ricotta mixture on top. Add the pears and the remainder of the ricotta mixture, smooth down. Arrange the pear slices on top, sprinkle with the remainder of the cheese.
Step 5Approx. 40 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly then remove from the tin.