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Grape Gorgonzola Mini Shells

Total Time: 40 MIN Makes: 30 appetizers
Prep Time: 40 MIN Cook Time: 0 MIN

Don’t worry about turning your oven on, keep the kitchen cool with this mini tart recipe.

  • 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons port
  • 1/2 cup red seedless grapes, diced in 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, for garnish


Using an electric mixer on low speed, combine cheese, butter, pepper and port. With a spoon, gently fold in grapes. Chill filling for at least 30 minutes. Fill shells and sprinkle pecans on top as garnish.


Serving size: 1 shell (16g); Calories: 60; Calories from Fat: 40; Total Fat: 4.5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 105mg; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Total Carbohydrate: 3g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 2g


For added crispness, preheat oven to 350⁰F. Place empty shells on a baking sheet and bake for 3-5 minutes. Cool and fill.