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Pear Pistachio Pita

 Pear Pistachio Pita
This recipe makes a fun and deliciously different appetizer of snack! Pears and pistachio nuts are a surprising and satisfying combination. -- Stephanie Marchese
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 4 whole pita breads (6 inches each)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 medium pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the oil and garlic; brush on top of each pita.
  • Arrange oil side up on an ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with
  • cheese, pears and pistachios.
  • Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until pears are tender. Cut into
  • wedges. Yield: 24 appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 162 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.