This is a foodie recipe, but it's still simple to make and takes just 15 minutes to cook. These mini tarts make a great holiday appetizer.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 2 tarts
14 mini fillo shells
1 1/2 cups diced pears, skin on (about 2 small bosc pears)
2 oz goat cheese
2 egg whites
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Chef Tip: Mini fillo cups can be found in your grocer’s freezer and are great to have on hand for last minute appetizers (both sweet and savory)!
Photo: Mini Pear and Goat Cheese Tarts. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos
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