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Stracciatella With Pears And Speck

From 'Chef's Table'

Chefs Table: Stracciatella With Pears and SpeckA Voce chef Missy Robbins perfects traditional Italian fare.
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min


  • For the Dish:
  • 12 oz. straciatella cheese (can burratta)
  • 1 pear, sliced thin on a mandolin
  • 2 sprigs of thyme, leaves picked off
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 slices speck, cut in half
  • 1 pint baby arugula
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    For the Dish:

    Drain the cheese overnight. Keep refrigerated.

    Put the sliced pears in a bowl and dress with the red wine vinegar, ½ of the olive oil, thyme, sea salt and black pepper.

    Divide the cheese amongst 4 plates and dress with the remaining olive oil, sea salt and black pepper.

    Lay the dressed pears over the cheese followed by the speck. Garnish with the arugula.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: stracciatella cheese, pears, speck meat, thyme

    Course: Dinner, Brunch, Appetizer/Starter

    More Info: Kids Friendly

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