Crispy Prosciutto and Pear Pasta with Gorgonzola

Looking for simple dinner ideas? This easy pasta recipe comes together in a snap. Crispy prosciutto, sweet pear, crumbled Gorgonzola … delish! Serve it warm as a main course for two or as a side dish for the family.
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Crispy Prosciutto and Pear Pasta with Gorgonzola

Prosciutto, which  means “ham” in Italian, shares the spotlight with delicate Anjou pear, peppery arugula and rich crumbled Gorgonzola in this Crispy Prosciutto and Pear Pasta with Gorgonzola recipe. Don’t let the short list of ingredients fool you – this dish is bursting with flavor.

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x


Units Scale
  • 8 ounces pasta (dry), cooked according to package directions and drained
  • 4 ounces prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, drained
  • 1 Anjou pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 large handful arugula
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese crumbles
  • Balsamic glaze, as desired



  • This recipe serves two as a meal, four to six as a side dish.
  • Prosciutto and olives are both high in sodium. Taste before adding salt.
  • Author: Cortney Sparkman
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Prosciutto pasta, simple pasta recipe, pear and gorgonzola, simple dinner ideas, easy pasta

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