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Friday, February 4, 2011

BLUE CHEESE and PEAR TART

1 sheet thawed frozen puff pastry (8.6 oz.)
1 large egg
2/3 cup gorgonzola dolce cheese
1/2 small onion, sliced thinly
1 tablespoon olice oil
1 ripe pear, thinly sliced
2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

1.  Preheat oven to 425 F. with a rack set on the bottom.  Lay dough flat on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  Poke holels all over dough with a fork, leaving the outer inch untouched.  Bake until dough starts to puff, about 10 minutes.

2.  Whick together egg and chees until smooth and spread over dough, using a spoon to move mixture toward the corners.  Saute onions in the oil in a frying pan until softened.  Scatter onions and pears over chesse.

3.  Bake until pastry is golden brown and egg has set, about 15 minutes.  Sprinkle with thyme and cut into squares.

Yield:  Serves 8

10 comments:

  1. Yum! I love that flavor combination.

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  2. This is a beautiful tart. Blue cheese and pear is a perfect pairing of flavors-with a glass of wine. it's over the top.

    Have a great weekend.

    Velva

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  3. Oh, my, what a sophisticated pair you've got here. I'm sure this was delish.

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  4. Sounds awesome, thanks for sharing !!

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  5. Hii Geri , how are u babe?
    U have a beautiful pic of an amazing combi of a great tart!
    If u still have some left , would be fantastic with Nutella there, hay , today is world Nutella day and i wish u a fantastic one!

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  6. Oh my looks awesome! I love seeing all the goodies on your blog! I'm following you back on GFC!
    I'd love to feature you sometime as Guest Chef! LMK if you'd like to do that!
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    Susie

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  7. OMG yum!
    Thanks for the recipe!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  8. This looks delicious! Thanks for visiting my blog and entering my giveaway. I'm following back.

    Donna

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  9. I LOVE blue cheese recipes! Thanks for this one!

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